Population data Mid North Coast Local Health District NSW

The population information in this section are grouped within the tabs below and cover a range of population data and other ABS census data for the MNCLHD.  Background information about population data is also provided.

Population Data Explained

Provides an overview of the various types of population data.

MNCLHD Our Population Factsheet

This Factsheet summarises selected information on the population of the Mid North Coast Local Health District including the age distribution, population growth and socioeconomic factors. MNCLHD Our Population Factsheet

MNCLHD Geographical Region

Below is a list the ABS Local Government Areas (LGA), and associated LGA codes, that make up the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD). The region names below link to Excel spreadsheet files of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census Basic Community Profile for each LGA.  The files were downloaded from the ABS website (www.abs.gov.au/census) and are the first release 2011 Census data (October 2011). Each file is approx. 1MB.

Coffs Harbour LGA 11800

Bellingen (LGA 10600)

Nambucca (LGA 15700)

Kempsey (LGA 14350)

Port/Hastings (LGA 16380)

2011 ABS Census:

For latest release 2011 ABS Census data go to:

  • Summary information for an LGA with State and National comparisons is available from ABS – Quickstats
  • The full 36 tables of ABS Census data for an LGA or suburb is available from ABS – Basic Community Profile
  • Summary population changes from 2001 to 2011 for an LGA is available from ABS – Time Series Profile

2011 ABS Census Basic Community Profile Downloads:

The tables below for the MNCLHD, Hastings-Macleay Network and Coffs Harbour Network are based on aggregated Basic Community Profile data for the relevant LGA’s.

Mid North Coast LHD Basic Community Profile 2011

Coffs Harbour Network Basic Community Profile 2011

Hastings MacLeay Network Basic Community Profile 2011

2011 ABS Census Time Series Profile Downloads:

The tables below for the MNCLHD, Hastings-Macleay Network and Coffs Harbour Network (comparing data for 2001, 2006 and 2011) are based on aggregated Time Series Profile data for the relevant LGA’s.

Mid North Coast LHD Time Series Profile 2011

Coffs Harbour Network Time Series Profile 2011

Hastings-Macleay Network Time Series Profile 2011

2011 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile

The tables below for the MNCLHD, Hastings-Macleay Network and Coffs Harbour Network are based on aggregated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile data for the relevant LGA’s.

Mid North Coast LHD Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile 2011

Coffs Harbour Network Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile 2011

Hastings-Macleay Network Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile 2011

Estimated Resident Population:

2011 ABS Census Estimated Resident Population: (ERP) by age and sex for the MNCLHD, Hastings-Macleay Network and Coffs Harbour Network

Estimated Resident Population for Mid North Coast LHD by LGA, age and sex 2011 (XL file)

Population Projections:

2014 Population Projections from the Department of Planning & Environment, NSW Health (most recent currently available): Data for 2011 to 2031 for the MNCLHD, Hastings-Macleay Network and Coffs Harbour Network.

Population Projections for the Mid North Coast LHD 2011 to 2031

Population Projections for all NSW by Local Health District and LGA 2011 to 2031. Use link below to view the following files on the NSW Department of Planning and Environment website:

For specific information for population projections:

  • User Guide
  • Projection Methods – Process used
  • Projection Methods – The cohort component model
  • Assumptions – Births
  • Assumptions – Deaths
  • Assumptions – Net overseas migration
  • Assumptions – Internal migration for LGAs
  • Assumptions – Interstate migration for NSW

Social Health Atlas:

Data sourced from the Public Health Information Development Unit web site http://phidu.torrens.edu.au/ and compiled for LGA’s in the MNCLHD. The data includes a range of socio-economic factors that influence health such as – population, ethnicity, births, deaths, families, income support, disability, volunteering, GP visits, and aged care). Check the Data Guide below for details on data sources.

MNCLHD – Social Health Atlas

Guide to Social Health Atlas Data – (Social Health Atlas data guide 2014). For more information on the Social Health Atlas go to the following link. Data Guide