Newcastle-Maitland, Australia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Newcastle-Maitland, Australia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Newcastle-Maitland in 2020 is 450,000, a 0.67% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle-Maitland in 2019 was 447,000, a 0.45% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle-Maitland in 2018 was 445,000, a 1.14% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle-Maitland in 2017 was 440,000, a 0.92% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Australia
City Name Population
Melbourne 4,968,000
Sydney 4,926,000
Brisbane 2,406,000
Perth 2,042,000
Adelaide 1,336,000
Gold Coast-Tweed Head 699,000
Canberra 457,000
Newcastle-Maitland 450,000
Sunshine Coast 347,000
Central Coast 335,000
Wollongong 305,000
Newcastle-Maitland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 450,000 0.67%
2019 447,000 0.45%
2018 445,000 1.14%
2017 440,000 0.92%
2016 436,000 0.93%
2015 432,000 0.93%
2014 428,000 0.94%
2013 424,000 0.95%
2012 420,000 0.96%
2011 416,000 1.22%
2010 411,000 1.23%
2009 406,000 1.25%
2008 401,000 1.01%
2007 397,000 1.28%
2006 392,000 0.77%
2005 389,000 0.78%
2004 386,000 0.52%
2003 384,000 0.79%
2002 381,000 0.79%
2001 378,000 3.56%
2000 365,000 3.40%
1999 353,000 3.52%
1998 341,000 3.33%
1997 330,000 3.45%
1996 319,000 0.63%
1995 317,000 0.32%
1994 316,000 0.64%
1993 314,000 0.32%
1992 313,000 0.64%
1991 311,000 0.97%
1990 308,000 0.98%
1989 305,000 0.66%
1988 303,000 1.00%
1987 300,000 1.01%
1986 297,000 0.00%
1985 297,000 0.00%
1984 297,000 0.00%
1983 297,000 0.00%
1982 297,000 0.00%
1981 297,000 2.41%
1980 290,000 2.47%
1979 283,000 2.54%
1978 276,000 2.22%
1977 270,000 2.66%
1976 263,000 1.15%
1975 260,000 0.78%
1974 258,000 1.18%
1973 255,000 0.79%
1972 253,000 1.20%
1971 250,000 1.21%
1970 247,000 1.23%
1969 244,000 1.67%
1968 240,000 1.27%
1967 237,000 1.28%
1966 234,000 2.18%
1965 229,000 2.23%
1964 224,000 2.75%
1963 218,000 2.35%
1962 213,000 1.91%
1961 209,000 2.45%
1960 204,000 2.51%
1959 199,000 2.05%
1958 195,000 2.09%
1957 191,000 2.69%
1956 186,000 2.20%
1955 182,000 2.25%
1954 178,000 2.30%
1953 174,000 2.35%
1952 170,000 2.41%
1951 166,000 3.11%
1950 161,000 0.00%