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Australia: Agglomerations (estimated population)

Officially estimated population of the federal states and territories of Australia as well as of the agglomerations ("significant urban areas").

Federal States & Territories

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
E 1991-06-30
Population
E 1996-06-30
Population
E 2001-06-30
Population
E 2006-06-30
Population
E 2011-06-30
Population
E 2013-06-30
AustraliaAUSCWCanberra7,702,51317,284,03618,224,76719,274,70120,450,96622,340,02423,135,281
Australian Capital TerritoryACTTerrCanberra2,352288,586309,629321,538335,170367,985381,488235200
Christmas IslandCHRTerrThe Settlement136...1,8321,4421,4032,1672,20513600
Cocos IslandsCOCTerrWest Island14...5926005905615691400
Jervis BayJBTerr 687346715423863894106800
New South WalesNSWFStSydney800,7715,898,7316,176,4616,530,3496,742,6907,218,5297,410,39980077100
Northern TerritoryNTTerrDarwin1,348,199165,493184,516201,743209,057231,292240,759134819900
QueenslandQLDFStBrisbane1,729,9582,960,9513,303,1923,571,4694,007,9924,476,7784,656,803172995800
South AustraliaSAFStAdelaide984,1791,446,2991,469,0791,503,4611,552,5291,639,6141,670,82798417900
TasmaniaTASFStHobart68,018466,802475,605473,668489,302511,483513,1596801800
VictoriaVICFStMelbourne227,4964,420,3734,534,9844,763,6155,061,2665,537,8175,739,34122749600
Western AustraliaWAFStPerth2,526,5741,636,0671,768,2061,906,2742,050,5812,353,4092,519,321252657400

Major Agglomerations

 NameAdm.Population
A E 2013-06-30
1SydneyNSW4,373,433
2MelbourneVIC4,181,021
3BrisbaneQLD2,143,121
4PerthWA1,901,582
5AdelaideSA1,263,888
6Gold CoastQLD605,134
7NewcastleNSW425,895
8CanberraACT418,856
9Central CoastNSW320,266
10Sunshine CoastQLD292,354
11WollongongNSW286,581

Contents: Agglomerations

NameAdm.Population
A E 1991-06-30
Population
A E 1996-06-30
Population
A E 2001-06-30
Population
A E 2006-06-30
Population
A E 2011-06-30
Population
A E 2013-06-30
Area
AdelaideSA1,071,2111,092,1801,122,9051,162,9661,236,7121,263,888202436
AlbanyWA23,92925,68428,55730,24231,79133,11329722
Albury (- Wodonga (Vic.))NSW68,97473,17676,45180,11984,19586,27462821
Alice SpringsNT24,28425,40426,84926,70028,48928,72032751
ArmidaleNSW24,19623,31422,96922,38023,47123,72327469
Bacchus MarshVIC11,41312,94214,54015,59517,48818,92919632
BairnsdaleVIC12,07612,59112,08012,66213,45813,66815501
BallaratVIC77,12177,32980,77484,97193,47096,94034362
BallinaNSW17,33720,14922,84523,68124,46924,8447344
Batemans BayNSW10,28412,04413,82715,27416,35216,4829433
BathurstNSW27,01328,57630,04831,15733,75434,87021349
BendigoVIC69,58371,35676,31280,80487,34090,28028744
Bowral - MittagongNSW27,22830,16933,49934,42936,26636,99442182
BrisbaneQLD1,358,2041,496,9791,624,3861,828,3242,056,3902,143,121506513
Broken HillNSW24,37221,94820,92919,75319,15119,04817029
BroomeWA6,1147,88110,98012,18613,31414,7415004
BunburyWA39,12443,10550,36658,07767,86672,46422253
BundabergQLD50,12155,97758,11364,01169,09670,35930572
BurnieTAS28,22427,35626,39527,14528,01927,83713051
BusseltonWA14,53618,27823,13426,66431,47534,241142326
Cairns (incl. Northern Beaches)QLD81,820100,282105,373121,276139,212145,00325429
Camden HavenNSW10,32411,80113,78415,31116,26716,18152491
Canberra (- Queanbeyan (NSW))ACT311,940336,174352,686369,822404,957418,85648226
Central Coast (Gosford)NSW233,421261,698286,792295,377314,941320,26656623
CessnockNSW19,03519,01219,52019,05420,89621,8076898
Coffs Harbour (incl. Sawtell)NSW47,91954,24758,37462,37866,68967,51950553
ColacVIC11,70611,33711,43211,51911,98112,0275473
DarwinNT79,23987,61397,096101,462113,921119,59729466
DevonportTAS28,34328,81728,43428,97330,38430,43129039
Drysdale - Clifton SpringsVIC8,4329,41210,20411,03611,86612,1256515
DubboNSW28,83831,37933,41933,69435,28136,08918253
Echuca (- Moama (NSW))VIC13,69014,88616,54018,47819,65920,03035092
EllenbrookWA2,7074,24910,49818,05230,06836,20710454
EmeraldQLD7,0929,46810,03511,69513,63214,9243923
Forster - TuncurryNSW14,84116,73018,85219,42520,27320,5434954
GeelongVIC154,133154,225159,583167,158177,588181,85391879
GeraldtonWA28,68830,40132,12433,89436,88438,93127068
Gisborne - MacedonVIC12,86113,90316,04216,93018,57019,23336739
GladstoneQLD30,18833,02634,12838,76243,16546,37724020
Gold Coast (- Tweed Heads (NSW); Southport)QLD288,124364,572433,224509,972581,036605,134140276
GoulburnNSW22,10421,71021,46021,02422,20222,7966464
GraftonNSW18,90218,79218,51318,39119,05118,88510641
GriffithNSW14,92715,46317,39717,76318,68318,9095648
GympieQLD14,42015,98416,27317,63719,96420,6766930
Hervey BayQLD21,57930,72134,11042,70649,83551,1689316
HighfieldsQLD6,5578,94610,40313,59117,18218,11723016
HobartTAS184,882188,186188,057194,322204,951206,560121264
HorshamVIC14,16314,38214,76715,22616,09916,2828307
Kalgoorlie-BoulderWA26,28129,56629,50229,89331,93333,4847509
KarrathaWA10,7119,58410,55914,44017,00718,94513420
Kurri Kurri - WestonNSW15,99515,21515,22215,55116,74117,1539061
LauncestonTAS76,47978,66379,37982,39586,05186,18843540
LismoreNSW28,60229,27228,71528,79029,29429,5378854
LithgowNSW13,01012,75812,82912,38612,68612,87411998
MackayQLD52,20158,02660,70671,33879,65883,92420820
MaryboroughQLD23,39024,17124,39526,07126,89327,50317073
MelbourneVIC3,087,6463,189,2943,374,8563,623,5224,013,1864,181,021567930
MeltonVIC31,78633,79934,39838,00248,79254,48326588
Mildura (- Buronga (NSW))VIC39,37341,20844,59346,76348,50549,44158924
Moe - NewboroughVIC18,72117,34017,06116,91516,95516,57810528
Morisset - CooranbongNSW15,90317,68120,05121,32922,64423,26334071
Mount GambierSA24,67225,71925,99926,97428,27928,64919329
Mount IsaQLD23,79521,39220,18119,82321,41722,0986275
Murray BridgeSA13,38313,69913,84114,84917,07117,5829755
MuswellbrookNSW11,39611,58511,22211,68012,22212,56126242
Nelson Bay - CorletteNSW14,63418,12122,50823,62026,11626,76611553
NewcastleNSW352,184361,868378,068392,106415,628425,895101889
Nowra - BomaderryNSW26,49328,82930,10531,91234,61234,88520244
Ocean GroveVIC16,99818,53919,72020,94723,00623,77521866
OrangeNSW32,75633,58435,32434,88937,78539,22614466
ParkesNSW9,95110,94610,76010,79911,31811,35223466
PerthWA1,208,2531,320,3131,423,2161,533,4131,772,8991,901,582336710
Port AugustaSA14,95914,27813,49513,78014,08414,28824930
Port HedlandWA12,15912,14412,40912,53714,37215,12511646
Port LincolnSA12,93613,33314,44314,77015,62115,87913628
Port MacquarieNSW26,93832,18937,20439,84243,27544,1809625
Port PirieSA15,25814,62214,32214,24414,28114,3197529
RockhamptonQLD66,10067,53166,30370,86275,73079,29857996
SaleVIC14,50513,97413,67613,94214,44114,6804563
Shepparton - MooroopnaVIC38,15839,71742,83544,09647,57148,63724888
SingletonNSW13,58014,38914,89916,24516,73016,86812722
St Georges Basin - Sanctuary PointNSW6,9369,03911,28712,10112,99713,3987695
Sunshine Coast (Caloundra - Buderim - Noosa)QLD140,950182,194213,217251,703281,005292,354163299
SydneyNSW3,394,0893,544,4453,760,8003,903,7684,233,6994,373,433406367
TamworthNSW35,93935,82237,01237,89040,08541,30424066
TareeNSW25,86625,75525,94925,68026,30726,53118665
ToowoombaQLD90,38593,60697,572104,554109,244112,58849812
Torquay (- Jan Juc)VIC6,7258,63910,22511,75815,49717,10512632
Townsville (incl. Thuringowa)QLD113,242120,755131,046147,744167,603176,03569615
TraralgonVIC38,39836,13036,36537,78040,60940,91023513
UlladullaNSW10,44311,72213,79214,35414,75814,9324677
UlverstoneTAS13,80313,88913,89214,06614,74714,77713005
Victor Harbor - GoolwaSA12,84615,90218,59921,72424,42225,14830882
Wagga WaggaNSW46,26748,16049,07551,35654,13754,67919159
WangarattaVIC17,17717,15917,10917,32017,98018,1295758
WarragulVIC22,14222,75024,08526,00930,28731,93568006
WarrnamboolVIC26,47128,30129,55931,32033,02033,62518261
WarwickQLD12,16712,58513,36414,17014,95015,54115915
WhyallaSA26,17624,06922,00321,95522,47122,46412132
WollongongNSW239,604249,100260,655265,898281,700286,58157218
YeppoonQLD9,01211,09212,25614,23116,81517,9257856