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Population of Mackay

Last official estimated population of Mackay Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 116 618 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.47% of total Australian population and 2.337% of QLD population. Area of Mackay is 7 613.30 km², in this year population density was 15.32 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.51%/yr), Mackay population in 2020 would be 114 836. [0]


Mackay historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Whitsunday
- Isaac
- Livingstone
- Burdekin
- Rockhampton
- Townsville
- Woorabinda
- Central Highlands (Qld)

Mackay on population maps [3]

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

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

Annual growth rate in %:

[2001-2002] +2.48 %/Y
[2002-2003] +2.28 %/Y
[2003-2004] +2.82 %/Y
[2004-2005] +3.76 %/Y
[2005-2006] +3.67 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.37 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.47 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.59 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.99 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.02 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.32 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.18 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.03 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.52 %/Y
[2015-2016] -0.91 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.51 %/Y


Population pyramid for Mackay (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

962 
85+
 643

1 053 
80-84
 885

1 383 
75-79
 1 318

1 996 
70-74
 1 986

2 458 
65-69
 2 694

3 080 
60-64
 3 464

3 896 
55-59
 4 196

4 024 
50-54
 4 300

4 179 
45-49
 4 258

3 824 
40-44
 3 914

3 736 
35-39
 3 819

4 101 
30-34
 4 108

3 908 
25-29
 3 762

3 317 
20-24
 3 480

3 593 
15-19
 3 832

3 932 
10-14
 4 138

4 115 
5-9
 4 240

3 870 
0-4
 4 154


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.