Businesses in Forbes, New South Wales


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.1%
 Industry: 13.4%
 Restaurants: 8.8%
 Home Services: 8%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.5%
 Professional Services: 6.1%
 Medical: 6.1%
 Automotive: 6%
 Education: 5.3%
 Food: 5%
 Other: 18.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts84.81.1
Car repair284.53.7
Gas stations84.21.1
Beauty salons114.91.5
Education other74.00.9
Primary and elementary schools64.00.8
Loan companies213.02.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets174.32.2
Air-conditioning installation and repair55.00.7
Demolition and site preparation55.00.7
General contractors173.92.2
Hotels and motels134.01.7
Other accommodation174.12.2
Construction of buildings95.01.2
Tractors and farm equipment144.81.8
Health and medical164.02.1
Veterinarians and animal clinics54.30.7
Lawyers legal81.1
Bridal shops74.10.9
Clothing stores134.61.7
Furniture stores53.90.7
Hardware stores124.01.6
Household appliances and goods163.92.1
Shopping other84.41.1
Public parks64.30.8
Area of Forbes, New South Wales20.6 km²
Male Population3,672 (48.4%)
Female Population3,910 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +73.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25.2%
Median Age41
Male Median Age39.5
Female Median Age42.5
Local TimeTuesday 3:04 PM
TimezoneAustralian Eastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng-33.38436° / 148.0076°

Forbes, New South Wales - Map

Forbes, New South Wales Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density213.0 / km²263.2 / km²294.4 / km²368.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forbes, New South Wales Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Forbes, New South Wales+73.1%+40.1%+25.2%
New South Wales+72.6%+40.2%+25.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forbes, New South Wales Median Age

Median Age: 41 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Forbes, New South Wales41 years42.5 years39.5 years
New South Wales38.3 years39.2 years37.4 years
Australia37.7 years38.6 years36.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forbes, New South Wales Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5267266533
85 Plus49106155
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forbes, New South Wales Population Density

Population Density: 368.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Forbes, New South Wales7,58220.6 km²368.7 / km²
New South Wales7.7 million801,634.1 km²9.57 / km²
Australia23.8 million7,690,961.5 km²3.09 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forbes, New South Wales Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1840 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Forbes, New South Wales
 Area Code 2: 82.5%
 Area Code 4: 14.4%
 Other: 3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Forbes, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Forbes, New South Wales124,950 t16.5 t6,075 t/km²
New South Wales133,365,481 t17.4 t166.4 t/km²
Australia401,155,563 t16.9 t52.2 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Forbes, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)124,950 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,075 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/13/179:31 AM4.289.7 km14,530 m23km WSW of Millthorpe,
1/18/052:09 AM3.791.4 km13,000 mNew South Wales,
8/22/022:23 PM3.955.6 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
12/20/017:07 PM3.660.1 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
11/22/017:33 PM3.856.6 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
3/13/014:35 AM3.297.2 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
9/17/949:08 PM3.243 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
8/20/9410:53 PM3.816.6 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
8/20/947:15 PM3.425.3 km10,000 mNew South Wales,
8/19/944:52 PM3.521.4 km10,000 mNew South Wales,

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Forbes, New South Wales

Forbes is a town in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. At the 2011 census, Forbes had a population of 7,560. Forbes is probably named after Sir Francis Forbes, first Chief Ju..  ︎  Forbes, New South Wales Wikipedia Page

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