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Welcome to Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area Community Profile

The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area Estimated Resident Population for 2016 is 78,967, with a population density of 0.21 persons per hectare.

The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, about 420 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD, and 510 kilometres south of the Brisbane CBD.

The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

NEWS

Your community profile now has 2016 Census data

(7/07/2017)

The first round of updates to our community profile tools are now live!

The 2016 Census data have been released!

(27/06/2017)

We're now working to update the community profile and social atlas tools. Read our update plan here.

What's new?

(5/06/2017)

To continually improve the services we provide to our clients we are implementing new features and functionality to our products. Check out the the latest updates here.

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