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Business Facts & Stats

 Our Economic Profile

If you are a business owner, investor or community member seeking information on our local economy or demography, view our economic profile.

A Snapshot of Our Local Economy


31,590 jobs

Unemployment Rate

Labour Force

Number of


11% / 9,200 jobs
Mid North Coast
Jobs Growth
(2017 - 2022)

Gross Regional

Regional Exports
Value Added

(2017 / 2018 FY)

Median House Price
Median Weekly Rent

Annual Visitation

Tourism Output

Tourism Jobs
Health Care Construction Education
Mid North Coast Employment Growth Industries

Our Community Profile

Our community profile provides demographic information to help you understand the characteristics of the Port Macquarie-Hastings community and how it has changed over time. This census data is updated as information is released by the ABS and can be easily incorporated into planning documents, presentations, community analysis and funding applications.

Our Population & Household Forecasts

Did you know that we are one of the fastest growing regions in NSW with the population expected to reach 102,926 by 2036? The population and household forecasts provides information on what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change between 2011 and 2036.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with information to make decisions for the future. To view the latest forecasts for the region visit forecast.id.


Click for the full Business Confidence Survey reports.

This page was last updated on: 22 October 2018