Population of Nimbin 2019 - Australia (NSW)
"The Weed Capital of Australia"
The population of Nimbin in 2019, is a very colorful and mixed group of people with a population of 1,477 in the Nimbin state suburbs. However, in the Nimbin urban local centre (Main village) the population is 453. Nimbin is known as the weed capital of Australia and receives thousands of tourists every year. Most of the tourists visit from Byron Bay which is 70km away from the village.
Other populated areas in New South Wales
|Rank||Significant Urban Areas||Population|
|2||Newcastle – Maitland||481,183|
|5||Albury – Wodonga||91,923|
|11||Bowral – Mittagong||39,300|
|13||Nowra – Bomaderry||37,027|
|19||Morisset – Cooranbong||24,694|
|22||Forster – Tuncurry||21,020|
|25||St Georges Basin – Sanctuary Point||18,770|
Demographic - Male & Female
The Nimbin population is split by 49.8% female and 50.2% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Nimbin’s population median age is 50 years old. The biggest age group is 60-64 year olds at 12% of the Nimbin state suburb population (177 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The population of Nimbin has an average weekly household income of $651. However, the average personal income was $434 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
The population of Nimbin pays on average $225 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2 in Nimbin. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New south Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 52.2%, followed by “Catholic” at 6.2% of Nimbin’s population. Its important to note that 19.7% of the population decided not to state their religion. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census. View our article on Types of religion in Australia.
The Population of Nimbin has a variety of occupations, but nearly a quarter of the population are “professionals” at 23.7%. The next highest occupation is “Community and Personal Service Workers” at 15% which is higher than the Australian average of 10.8%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Facts about Nimbin
- Nimbin has held a MardiGrass festival since 1993, where thousands travel from far and wide to rally for the end of cannabis Prohibition in Australia.
- Nimbin is home to a Hemp Embassy, selling everything related to hemp except cannabis itself. Or so they say!
- Nimbin has a newspaper call the “Nimbin Good Times” distributed to the souring area, including Byron Bay and Lismore.