Last official estimated population of **Mackay** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **80 092** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 0.32% of total Australian population.
Area of Mackay is 212.43 km², in this year population density was **377.03** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.4%/yr), Mackay population in 2022 would be 78 516.
[0]

↳ nearby SUA areas:

- Rockhampton

- Yeppoon

- Emerald

- Townsville

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Bundaberg

- Rockhampton

- Yeppoon

- Emerald

- Townsville

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Bundaberg

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

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

[2001-2002] **+2.98** %/Y

[2002-2003] **+0.21** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+3.30** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+4.09** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+3.88** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+2.41** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+2.27** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+2.51** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+1.92** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+2.09** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+1.13** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+1.07** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+0.00** %/Y

[2014-2015] **-0.42** %/Y

[2015-2016] **-0.86** %/Y

[2016-2017] **-0.40** %/Y

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA 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.