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Hughes is located in Australian Capital Territory and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Hughes is stated above. The population of Hughes is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Hughes had a population of 2,993 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Hughes has an area of 1.8 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 1,673 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Hughes.

map of Hughes


Hughes is neighbour with 5 suburbs of Deakin, Red Hill (ACT), Curtin, Garran, and Phillip. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Deakin 3.6 2,874
Phillip 2.6 2,935
Red Hill (ACT) 4.9 3,169
Garran 2.7 3,499
Curtin 4.8 5,234