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Forbes is located in New South Wales and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Forbes is stated above. The population of Forbes is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Forbes had a population of 10,166 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Forbes has an area of 4,598 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 2 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Forbes.

map of Forbes


Forbes is neighbour with 7 suburbs of Condobolin, Cowra Region, Grenfell, Parkes (NSW), Parkes Region, West Wyalong, and Orange Region. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Parkes Region 5,418.2 3,383
Grenfell 3,294.1 3,650
Cowra Region 3,037.2 5,449
West Wyalong 8,317.5 5,929
Condobolin 15,858.9 6,637
Parkes (NSW) 234.8 10,983
Orange Region 4,480.1 11,607