Economic data

The Coffs Harbour Economic Insight Report is a quarterly publication that delivers key economic and business indicators relating to the local economy.

The quarterly report uses economic and community profiling tools to provide a selection of key outputs of Coffs Harbour.  The information is presented as an online interactive display in simple, clear tables, interactive maps and charts with concise factual commentary.

The profiling tool has four components:

Economic Profile

Coffs Harbour economic data has been collated into an Economic Profile which presents current available data in a way that enables you to analyse the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and highlight the area's strengths. The information presented in the Economic Profile  is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented in this site.

Community Profile

The Coffs Harbour City Council community profile includes results from the censuses of Population and Housing from ABS. The Community Profile is designed to inform community groups, investors, business, students and the general public about the make-up of the local community. 

Community Atlas

The Community Atlas includes key socio-demographic characteristics for the Coffs Harbour City presented as interactive maps. Based on the latest available census data, each map is prepared using Census Collector Districts providing the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.

Population Forecast

The Coffs Harbour City population and household forecasts are designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public. To achieve this, is formatted to present the data in simple, clear tables and charts with concise factual commentary. Forecasts are provided for up to 20 years from the present data.


Other sources of data about our region include the Economy Data app and Community Data app hosted by the Regional Development Australia - Mid North Coast