Businesses in Forster, New South Wales

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 23.4%
 Restaurants: 10.5%
 Medical: 8.6%
 Industry: 8%
 Home Services: 7.7%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.6%
 Food: 6%
 Other: 29.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Boats94.20.6
Brake, muffler and transmission repair84.60.5
Car repair324.42.2
Beauty salons174.11.2
Hairdressers114.00.8
Loan companies294.72.0
Bakeries84.20.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets174.21.2
Street vendors93.60.6
Wine, beer and liquor stores84.10.5
General contractors364.22.5
Other construction194.61.3
Real estate184.01.2
Campgrounds94.10.6
Holiday homes, cabins and resorts164.51.1
Hotels and motels204.01.4
Other accommodation444.13.0
Travel agencies194.41.3
Construction of buildings234.21.6
Wholesale of construction supplies123.80.8
Wholesale of machinery114.20.8
Chiropractors84.60.5
General practitioners103.00.7
Health and medical393.72.7
Hospitals103.90.7
Optometrists92.80.6
Accountants142.91.0
Lawyers legal82.90.5
Churches104.20.7
Cafes234.21.6
Fast food restaurants103.80.7
Bridal shops144.21.0
Clothing stores214.01.4
Electronics stores133.90.9
Furniture stores153.91.0
Gifts, cards and party supplies83.40.5
Hardware stores284.01.9
Household appliances and goods243.71.6
Shopping other294.32.0
Sporting goods154.31.0
Women's clothing93.40.6
Public parks114.30.8
Area of Forster, New South Wales32.9 km²
Population14,644
Male Population6,985 (47.7%)
Female Population7,659 (52.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +72.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25.4%
Median Age52.6
Male Median Age52.1
Female Median Age53
Local TimeMonday 7:46 AM
TimezoneAustralian Eastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng-32.18136° / 152.51715°

Forster, New South Wales - Map

Forster, New South Wales Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population8,49110,44811,67514,644
Population Density258.2 / km²317.7 / km²355.0 / km²445.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forster, New South Wales Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Forster, New South Wales+72.5%+40.2%+25.4%
New South Wales+72.6%+40.2%+25.4%
Australia+72.6%+40.3%+25.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forster, New South Wales Median Age

Median Age: 52.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Forster, New South Wales52.6 years53 years52.1 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)

Forster, New South Wales Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5337370708
5-9385335720
10-14379361740
15-19375381756
20-24257326583
25-29248281529
30-34264293557
35-39292342634
40-44342382725
45-49434453887
50-54425514939
55-594955211,017
60-645796261,205
65-696146351,249
70-745145301,044
75-79438498937
80-84369399769
85 Plus240412653
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forster, New South Wales Population Density

Population Density: 445.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Forster, New South Wales14,64432.9 km²445.3 / 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

Forster, New South Wales Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
Sources:
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Forster, New South Wales
 Area Code 2: 87%
 Area Code 4: 12.5%
 Other: 0.5%

Business distribution by price for Forster, New South Wales

 Inexpensive: 60.6%
 Moderate: 28.8%
 Very Expensive: 6.1%
 Expensive: 4.5%

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

Forster, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Forster, New South Wales97,329 t6.65 t2,959 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

Forster, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)97,329 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita6.65 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,959 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (2.4)
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeMedium (3.8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
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. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
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). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
4/19/171:55 AM3.962.4 km10,000 m62km ESE of Forster, Australiausgs.gov
3/11/108:25 AM3.354.9 kmNonenear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov

Forster, New South Wales

Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Great Lakes Council LGA, about 308 km (191 mi) north-north-east of Sydney. It is immediately adjacent to its twin, Tuncurry, which is the smaller of the two..  ︎  Forster, New South Wales Wikipedia Page

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