Hunter

The Hunter Region relates to a geographical area comprising the following ten local government areas, Cessnock, Dungog, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, MidCoast, Muswellbrook, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Singleton and the Upper Hunter. The region is rich in resources and underpinned by the world’s best quality coal, natural water resources, significant electricity generation capacity, an innovative manufacturing sector and a progressive business culture. Home to more than 747,381 people The Hunter Region incorporates an area of around 32,749 square kilometres.

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Population

747,381

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Area

32,749 km²

381,924 total jobs with GRP of $55.1B
Source: AEC Group DataAu 2018-19

Top 3 Industries by Employment

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Healthcare & Social Assistance

44,284

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Retail Trade

30,155

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Education & Training

23,888

Earp Distilling Co © Destination NSW
Coal Loader | Hunter RDA
Newcastle Memorial Walk © Destination NSW
Newcastle Light Rail | RDA Hunter

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The data on this page is indicative of the region and subject to change.