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Population of Newcastle

Last official estimated population of Newcastle (as Statistical Area Level 3) was 171 145 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.69% of total Australian population and 2.151% of NSW population. Area of Newcastle is 224.00 km², in this year population density was 764.04 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.05%/yr), Newcastle population in 2020 would be 176 614. [0]


Newcastle historical population from 1991 to 2017 [2]

See also:

Population of Australia
New South Wales population
  ↳ Newcastle and Lake Macquarie
↳ nearby SA3 areas:
- Lake Macquarie - East
- Maitland
- Port Stephens
- Lake Macquarie - West
- Wyong

Newcastle on population maps [3]

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

Population [people], population density [p./km²] and population change [%/year] [2]

  View borders » (new window) [4]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1991-1992] +0.21 %/Y
[1992-1993] -0.01 %/Y
[1993-1994] -0.12 %/Y
[1994-1995] +0.16 %/Y
[1995-1996] +0.61 %/Y
[1996-1997] +0.60 %/Y
[1997-1998] +0.41 %/Y
[1998-1999] +0.51 %/Y
[1999-2000] +0.52 %/Y
[2000-2001] +0.55 %/Y
[2001-2002] +0.79 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.88 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.78 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.64 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.53 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.22 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.40 %/Y
[2008-2009] +0.98 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.07 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.36 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.67 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.78 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.86 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.75 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.77 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.05 %/Y


Population pyramid for Newcastle (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

2 766 
85+
 1 429

2 080 
80-84
 1 477

2 541 
75-79
 2 270

3 434 
70-74
 3 146

4 086 
65-69
 3 835

4 654 
60-64
 4 572

5 340 
55-59
 5 111

5 190 
50-54
 5 115

5 592 
45-49
 5 403

5 346 
40-44
 5 233

5 449 
35-39
 5 626

6 263 
30-34
 6 386

6 966 
25-29
 7 429

7 608 
20-24
 7 673

4 721 
15-19
 5 015

4 474 
10-14
 4 611

4 803 
5-9
 5 264

4 889 
0-4
 5 348


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SA3 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] Border coordinates are simplifyed using Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm.