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Population of Upper Hunter Shire

Last official estimated population of Upper Hunter Shire Area (as Local Government Area) was 14 265 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.06% of total Australian population and 0.179% of NSW population. Area of Upper Hunter Shire is 8 096.10 km², in this year population density was 1.76 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.55%/yr), Upper Hunter Shire population in 2020 would be 14 031. [0]


Upper Hunter Shire historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Muswellbrook
- Liverpool Plains
- Singleton
- Dungog
- Cessnock
- Tamworth Regional
- Mid-Western Regional
- Gunnedah

Upper Hunter Shire on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Upper Hunter Shire 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] +0.00 %/Y
[2001-2002] -0.11 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.60 %/Y
[2003-2004] -0.75 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.35 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.39 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.31 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.68 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.49 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.32 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.59 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.28 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.88 %/Y
[2013-2014] -0.04 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.66 %/Y
[2015-2016] -0.47 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.55 %/Y


Population pyramid for Upper Hunter Shire (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

215 
85+
 126

205 
80-84
 157

258 
75-79
 207

290 
70-74
 331

369 
65-69
 423

403 
60-64
 461

483 
55-59
 510

467 
50-54
 450

471 
45-49
 468

451 
40-44
 466

406 
35-39
 400

478 
30-34
 424

439 
25-29
 380

363 
20-24
 349

421 
15-19
 424

547 
10-14
 523

499 
5-9
 521

424 
0-4
 456


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.