Sydney and NSW scoop the latest rankings

3 December 2015

NSW ranked 1st - Top performing State economy in Australa

Did you know NSW is Australia's top-performing state economy, a long-running title it retained for the September quarter 2015?

According to the CommSec State of the States report, NSW is still on top with Victoria coming second.

Great place to do business

NSW also has the best business conditions in Australia, according to the National Australia Bank Quarterly Business Survey for September 2015. 

This is among some of the recent good news about the state economy that shows why Sydney and NSW are the best places to create, grow and invest in a business. 

Sydney is experiencing a building boom with the highest number of cranes on the skyline in Australia, according to the Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index

For the latest information about Why Sydney and NSW are great places to invest, see our latest fact sheet.

World's friendliest city

Sydney, the harbour city, is also a fantastic place to live and work.

It's the world's friendliest city, according to Conde Nast Traveller's report in August 2015, and the best value city in the world, according to Savill's 12 Cities report for 2015.

Valued for its effective government, appealing environment and advanced economy Sydney is also the most reputable city in the world, according to the City RepTrac 2015 report.

So whether it's for the great business environment or superb lifestyle, Sydney and NSW have the best that the world has to offer.