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Population of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

Last official estimated population of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie (as Statistical Area Level 4) was 372 264 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 1.50% of total Australian population and 4.679% of NSW population. Area of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie is 870.00 km², in this year population density was 427.89 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.75%/yr), Newcastle and Lake Macquarie population in 2020 would be 380 718. [0]


Newcastle and Lake Macquarie historical population from 1991 to 2017 [2]

See also:

Population of Australia
New South Wales population
↳ nearby SA4 areas:
- Central Coast
- Sydney - Northern Beaches
- Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby
- Hunter Valley exc Newcastle
- Sydney - Ryde

Newcastle and Lake Macquarie on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Newcastle and Lake Macquarie 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] +0.46 %/Y
[1992-1993] +0.19 %/Y
[1993-1994] +0.38 %/Y
[1994-1995] +0.62 %/Y
[1995-1996] +0.82 %/Y
[1996-1997] +0.93 %/Y
[1997-1998] +0.81 %/Y
[1998-1999] +0.87 %/Y
[1999-2000] +0.67 %/Y
[2000-2001] +0.84 %/Y
[2001-2002] +0.67 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.60 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.41 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.34 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.25 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.86 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.16 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.10 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.94 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.06 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.56 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.70 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.76 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.62 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.65 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.75 %/Y


Population pyramid for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

6 321 
85+
 3 510

5 052 
80-84
 3 814

6 444 
75-79
 5 623

8 838 
70-74
 8 136

10 269 
65-69
 9 491

11 185 
60-64
 10 626

12 265 
55-59
 11 711

11 856 
50-54
 11 193

12 337 
45-49
 11 953

11 624 
40-44
 11 232

11 457 
35-39
 11 185

12 316 
30-34
 12 232

12 675 
25-29
 12 933

13 164 
20-24
 13 660

10 722 
15-19
 11 459

10 477 
10-14
 11 010

11 075 
5-9
 11 807

10 868 
0-4
 11 744


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SA4 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.