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Name Population
Census
2001-08-07
Population
Census
2006-08-08
Population
Census
2011-08-09
Population
Census
2016-08-09
 
Newcastle287,131297,454308,307322,279

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Different methods of counting and boundaries changes impair the comparability between different censuses.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males157,924
Females164,357
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-14 years56,913
15-64 years206,755
65+ years58,619
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years38,628
10-19 years37,459
20-29 years44,077
30-39 years40,732
40-49 years41,734
50-59 years41,907
60-69 years36,871
70-79 years24,260
80+ years16,619
Religion (C 2016)
Christian187,260
Muslim2,283
Buddhist3,257
Hindu1,679
Jew154
Other religion / belief1,176
Secular / no religion102,093
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia269,391
New Zealand3,267
United Kingdom9,391
Chinese Asia2,683
South Asia2,756
South-East Asia3,839
Other country15,769
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia292,359
Other nationality14,688
Language (C 2016)
English284,180
Indigenous language76
Other language22,729
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous12,244
Non-Indigenous297,603

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