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Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area

Population summary

Between 2011 and 2036, the population for Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area is forecast to increase by 27,971 persons (37.32% growth), at an average annual change of 1.28%.

This table summarises the population for Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in forecast.id for the 2011 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council areaForecast yearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area201120162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area74,95579,14485,28091,27697,072102,926+27,971+1.28
Camden Haven East5,9416,0236,1566,2506,3476,451+510+0.33
Camden Haven West3,0843,2053,6734,0154,4074,753+1,669+1.75
Flynns Beach2,1442,1812,2312,2442,2672,301+157+0.28
Hastings River Canals2,5132,7622,8912,8952,8842,880+367+0.55
Inner West Port2,3432,3372,4392,5902,8143,033+690+1.04
Innes Peninsula3,1104,1095,1516,2767,0307,318+4,208+3.48
Lake Cathie - Bonny Hills6,0246,5597,4338,3419,21910,143+4,119+2.11
Lighthouse Beach - Greenmeadows11,80511,95012,44112,82512,97913,016+1,210+0.39
Lord Street1,7391,8621,9632,1242,3572,592+853+1.61
Port Macquarie Rural Fringe3,3863,5963,8664,1194,6645,320+1,934+1.82
Rural6,5646,8017,0247,2587,4787,675+1,112+0.63
Shelly Beach - Bellevue Hill11,06011,24211,37111,45211,55611,693+634+0.22
Thrumster1627542,3623,9585,6477,682+7,519+16.68
Town Beach - CBD9001,1181,2411,3841,4841,611+711+2.36
Wauchope6,9117,2907,6618,0638,4468,883+1,972+1.01
Westport7,2687,3547,3787,4817,4937,575+307+0.17

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2014.

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