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Port Macquarie-Hastings CouncilPopulation forecast

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

What is

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Population Forecasts

What is is a comprehensive online demographic forecast which shows how the population will change between 2016 and 2041. It helps council staff and community organisations understand the likely outcomes of current population trends and council policies on the future population of the area. is designed to answer the questions:

  • How will our community change in the future?
  • What is driving these changes?
  • Where and when should we allocate resources to communities?

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council forecast has been developed as a website linked to your Council website for ease of access by staff and the community, it can also be accessed directly at:

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

What does it look like?

Information is presented in a variety of formats. These include charts showing changes over time, tables with detailed age and household type data, and interactive maps showing the spatial distribution of change over selectable time periods.

What information is included?

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council population forecast website is a public website containing detailed population, dwelling and household forecasts under the following menu structure:

About the forecast areas


  • Residential development
  • Net migration by age
  • Non-private dwellings

Forecast results

  • Population, households and dwellings
  • Components of population change
  • Population and age structure
  • Household types

Forecast mapping

  • Dwellings and development map
  • Population and age structure map
  • Household types map


Data exporter

About the forecasts

Forecast methodology

  • Factors of population change
  • Household and suburbs life-cycles
  • Forecast modelling process
  • Notes on base data
  • FAQs
  • Glossary
  • References

For which geographic areas?

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council population forecast provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

Small Area
  • Bagnoo
  • Bago
  • Ballengarra
  • Batar Creek
  • Beechwood
  • Bellangry
  • Birdwood
  • Black Creek
  • Blackmans Point
  • Bobs Creek
  • Bonny Hills
  • Boorganna
  • Brombin
  • Byabarra
  • Cairncross
  • Camden Haven East
  • Camden Haven West
  • Camden Head
  • Comboyne
  • Cooperabung
  • Crosslands
  • Deauville
  • Debenham
  • Diamond Head
  • Dunbogan
  • Ellenborough
  • Fernbank Creek
  • Flynns Beach
  • Forbes River
  • Frazers Creek
  • Gearys Flat
  • Gordon Street
  • Gum Scrub
  • Hacks Ferry
  • Hartys Plains
  • Hastings River Canals
  • Herons Creek
  • Hollisdale
  • Huntingdon
  • Hyndmans Creek
  • Inner West Port
  • Innes Peninsula
  • Innes View
  • Kendall
  • Kerewong
  • Kew
  • Kindee
  • King Creek
  • Kings Creek - Sancrox - Lake Innes - Thrumster
  • Lake Cathie
  • Lake Cathie - Bonny Hills
  • Lake Innes
  • Lakewood
  • Laurieton
  • Lighthouse Beach - Greenmeadows
  • Limeburners Creek
  • Logans Crossing
  • Long Flat
  • Lord Street
  • Lorne
  • Lower Pappinbarra
  • Marlo Merrican
  • Middle Brother
  • Mortons Creek
  • Mount Seaview
  • North Haven
  • North Shore
  • Pappinbarra
  • Pembrooke
  • Pipeclay
  • Port Macquarie
  • Port Macquarie Remainder
  • Port Macquarie Rural Fringe
  • Rawdon Island
  • Redbank
  • Riverside
  • Rollands Plains
  • Rosewood
  • Rossglen
  • Rural
  • Sancrox
  • Shelly Beach - Bellevue Hill
  • Telegraph Point
  • The Hatch
  • Thrumster
  • Toms Creek
  • Town Beach - CBD
  • Upper Pappinbarra
  • Upper Rollands Plains
  • Upsalls Creek
  • Wauchope
  • West Haven
  • Westport
  • How can I access Port Macquarie-Hastings Council population forecast?

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council forecast can be accessed via the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council website or at:

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