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Mackay is located in Queensland and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Mackay is stated above. The population of Mackay is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Mackay had a population of 3,655 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Mackay has an area of 4 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 920 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Mackay.

map of Mackay


Mackay is neighbour with 3 suburbs of East Mackay, South Mackay, and West Mackay. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
East Mackay 4.6 3,573
West Mackay 5.8 6,160
South Mackay 6.9 6,708