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Lismore's role as the regional hub, has seen considerable construction & development activity in recent years.

Land Area: 128,956 ha

Largest Employers:

1 Health Care and Social Assistance

2 Education and Training

3 Retail Trade

43,843 total population (ABS ERP 2018)

0.34 population density, persons per hectare

43 median average age

19,097 total households

2.38 average per person household size

23,723 local jobs

4,026 total businesses in 2018

$1,062 median weekly household income

76.2% people who travel to work by car

4.8% unemployment rate (March Quarter 2019)

27.1% single person household

5.0% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

82% born in Australia

73.6% homes connected to the internet

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