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Population of Forbes

Last official estimated population of Forbes Area (as Local Government Area) was 9 859 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.04% of total Australian population and 0.124% of NSW population. Area of Forbes is 4 710.10 km², in this year population density was 2.09 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.43%/yr), Forbes population in 2020 would be 9 986. [0]


Forbes historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Weddin
- Parkes
- Cabonne
- Cowra
- Temora
- Bland
- Lachlan
- Narromine

Forbes on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Forbes is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1996-2001] -0.60 %/Y
[2001-2002] -0.67 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.88 %/Y
[2003-2004] -1.65 %/Y
[2004-2005] -1.38 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.73 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.35 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.49 %/Y
[2008-2009] +0.38 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.70 %/Y
[2010-2011] -0.27 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.63 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.83 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.94 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.54 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.69 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.43 %/Y


Population pyramid for Forbes (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

163 
85+
 90

180 
80-84
 157

196 
75-79
 206

245 
70-74
 265

271 
65-69
 340

298 
60-64
 292

309 
55-59
 335

316 
50-54
 307

279 
45-49
 289

268 
40-44
 245

256 
35-39
 249

240 
30-34
 251

300 
25-29
 230

223 
20-24
 321

335 
15-19
 345

315 
10-14
 355

338 
5-9
 364

351 
0-4
 335


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.