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MidCoast CouncilPopulation forecast

MidCoast Council

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2036, the population for the MidCoast Council is forecast to increase by 21,189 persons (23.04% growth), at an average annual change of 1.04%.

This table summarises the population for the MidCoast Council 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 for the 2016 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
MidCoast CouncilForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
Mid-Coast Council91,95895,583100,323106,449113,147+21,189+1.04
Bulahdelah - Central Rural1,8521,9102,0102,1172,247+395+0.97
Crowdy - Harrington - Johns River3,5944,1854,5424,6494,819+1,225+1.48
Forster North7,2177,6257,8227,8967,859+642+0.43
Forster South - Green Point7,3907,6958,0268,6509,250+1,860+1.13
Gloucester Balance2,0772,0762,1052,1172,166+89+0.21
Hallidays Point3,9854,6555,4966,2326,872+2,887+2.76
Hawks Nest - Tea Gardens4,2114,5554,9815,3695,642+1,431+1.47
Nabiac - Failford - Darawank - Rural North2,7872,8893,0363,1963,365+578+0.95
North Arm Cove - Pindimar - Nerong1,0861,1351,1591,1631,182+96+0.42
Old Bar - Wallabi4,6555,1425,8206,7747,806+3,151+2.62
Old Bar Balance2,5182,5622,5992,6182,708+190+0.36
Pacific Palms - Blueys Beach - Coomba Park3,5223,5373,6763,8504,083+561+0.74
Stroud - Rural West2,8102,7802,7812,9113,078+268+0.46
Taree Balance5,3865,3635,3985,5926,028+642+0.56
Wingham Balance4,6164,4934,4144,3724,375-241-0.27
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), January 2018.

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