• Site wide emergency announcement. Site wide emergency resolved announcement. Site wide generic announcement.

    All Council Customer Service offices and Libraries in Port Macquarie, Laurieton and Wauchope will be closed on Good Friday, 19 April, Easter Monday 22 April and Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April.
    If you have an emergency, please use our after hours emergency number - 6583 2225 or report an issue.

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Community Profile

The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, about 420 kilometres north of Sydney, and 510 kilometres south of Brisbane.

The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area Community Profile provides demographic analysis for Port Macquarie and the surrounding towns and villages based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Community Profile which includes:

  • Current and forecast population figures
  • Demographics
  • Land area
  • Ethnicity
  • Education
  • Disability
  • Employment
  • Income
  • Household and dwellings

Population forecasts which includes population and household growth forecasts to 2036.

Social Atlas which can be used as a map inquiry tool to find demographic information on a specific location within the Port-Macquarie Hastings area.

This page was last updated on: 10 October 2017