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Australia: Urban Centers

The federal states and territories of Australia as well as all urban centers of more than 10,000 inhabitants.

Federal States & Territories

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
C 1996-06-30 r
Population
C 2001-08-07 r
Population
C 2006-08-08 r
Population
C 2011-08-09 r
AustraliaAUSCWCanberra7,702,51317,752,82918,769,24919,855,28821,507,719
Australian Capital TerritoryACTTerrCanberra2,352299,036309,998324,034357,222235200
Christmas IslandCHRTerrThe Settlement1361,9061,4021,3472,07213600
Cocos IslandsCOCTerrWest Island146555965715501400
Jervis BayJBTerr 687625253683786800
New South WalesNSWFStSydney800,7716,006,2066,326,5796,549,1776,917,65880077100
Northern TerritoryNTTerrDarwin1,348,199175,342188,075192,898211,945134819900
QueenslandQLDFStBrisbane1,729,9583,247,3633,522,0443,904,5324,332,739172995800
South AustraliaSAFStAdelaide984,1791,437,1931,470,0571,514,3371,596,57298417900
TasmaniaTASFStHobart68,018464,546460,672476,481495,3546801800
VictoriaVICFStMelbourne227,4964,414,1954,660,9914,932,4225,354,04222749600
Western AustraliaWAFStPerth2,526,5741,705,9491,828,2941,959,0882,239,170252657400

Major Urban Centers

 NameAdm.Population
UA C 2011-08-09 r
1SydneyNSW3,908,643
2MelbourneVIC3,707,529
3BrisbaneQLD1,874,426
4PerthWA1,627,576
5AdelaideSA1,103,979
6Gold CoastQLD533,659
7CanberraACT391,473
8NewcastleNSW308,307
9Central CoastNSW297,713
10WollongongNSW245,943
11Sunshine CoastQLD209,263

Contents: Urban Centers

NameAdm.Population
UA C 1996-06-30 c
Population
UA C 2001-08-07 c
Population
UA C 2006-08-08 r
Population
UA C 2011-08-09 r
Area
AdelaideSA979,341997,4361,043,0061,103,97985227
AlbanyWA20,49322,25625,19626,6448161
Albury (- Wodonga (Vic.))NSW67,31669,66473,49777,23011606
Alice SpringsNT22,48823,38421,62224,2104951
ArmidaleNSW21,33020,06819,48519,8173101
Bacchus MarshVIC12,13012,10713,26114,9141737
BairnsdaleVIC10,66710,55711,28211,8212391
BaldivisWA...9793,73313,5361788
BallaratVIC64,83172,76678,22185,93611368
BallinaNSW16,59916,51716,47715,9651406
Bargara - Innes ParkQLD5,1306,6777,94910,0502114
Batemans BayNSW10,21910,18110,84511,3322228
BathurstNSW26,02926,92028,99231,2925309
BendigoVIC59,93668,48076,05182,79514605
Blue Mountains (Katoomba - Hazelbrook)NSW27,82728,005Sydney28,7707918
Bongaree - WoorimQLD12,76114,57415,91417,0412743
Bowral - MittagongNSW14,79316,58218,95319,7277560
BrisbaneQLD1,291,8961,491,5191,678,8811,874,426197180
Broken HillNSW20,96319,75318,85418,4312572
BroomeWA15,90615,24211,54712,7655004
BunburyWA24,94545,15354,48264,38411614
BundabergQLD41,02544,15446,96149,75210426
BurnieTAS18,09518,06419,16019,8183134
BusseltonWA13,96313,86315,38621,40513174
Cairns (incl. Northern Beaches)QLD107,041108,350116,917133,89120955
Canberra (- Queanbeyan (NSW))ACT322,723336,805356,120391,47347178
Central Coast (Gosford)NSW228,421255,506283,735297,71340080
CessnockNSW17,82517,79118,31620,0152719
Coffs Harbour (incl. Sawtell)NSW35,41740,71942,55045,5807796
ColacVIC10,18210,16410,85711,4162285
Crafers - BridgewaterSA13,19713,13013,37214,6174530
DalbyQLD9,5179,6939,77810,8604362
DarwinNT82,48489,19990,539103,01721613
DevonportTAS22,29921,52822,31522,7702877
Drysdale - Clifton SpringsVIC......10,21710,9291081
DubboNSW30,10230,86030,57432,3269734
Echuca (- Moama (NSW))VIC13,77813,74415,68916,8093676
EllenbrookWA...6,83713,79925,5732622
EmeraldQLD10,09210,03710,99912,8962895
Forster - TuncurryNSW17,99617,93918,37218,9023267
GawlerSA16,83716,77920,00623,9574318
GeelongVIC125,382129,668137,220143,92111481
GeraldtonWA25,24325,32427,42031,3486370
GladstoneQLD26,41526,50928,80832,0749640
Gold Coast (- Tweed Heads (NSW); Southport)QLD311,932406,619454,436533,65960943
GoulburnNSW21,29320,84620,12721,4856464
GraftonNSW17,42617,38017,50116,6014227
GriffithNSW14,20915,93716,18217,6174618
GympieQLD10,62310,58310,93317,2844154
Hervey BayQLD32,05435,10641,22548,6789316
HobartTAS154,459154,278161,968170,97726883
HorshamVIC13,24113,20114,12515,2614080
Kalgoorlie-BoulderWA28,08728,19628,24230,8406246
KarrathaWA10,79610,73011,72816,47411886
KempseyNSW9,0459,1448,89710,3755547
KiamaNSW12,28412,24112,28612,8151287
Kurri Kurri - WestonNSW12,32612,31712,53213,0581341
LaraVIC7,3389,18510,52511,1921145
LauncestonTAS67,70168,08871,39574,0859514
LismoreNSW28,23027,19327,06927,4754025
LithgowNSW11,03311,02311,29811,1442415
MackayQLD44,88057,54167,04074,22112578
MaitlandNSW50,48053,84261,91567,13313074
MaryboroughQLD21,28621,12321,50121,7764395
MelbourneVIC2,875,6273,146,0443,387,9973,707,529254324
MeltonVIC30,30432,00735,49045,6255505
Mildura (- Buronga (NSW))VIC25,65729,42331,48633,4344695
Moe - NewboroughVIC15,38715,35215,58215,2922227
Morisset - CooranbongNSW10,50512,68915,23316,9214762
MorwellVIC13,52713,50513,39913,6891297
Mount BarkerSA7,9089,11611,54014,4522957
Mount GambierSA22,03722,65623,49425,2003153
Mount IsaQLD21,75120,36918,85720,5696275
Murray BridgeSA13,01712,99814,04815,9684975
MuswellbrookNSW10,03610,01010,22211,0451184
NambourQLD13,00213,54214,34916,2512140
Nelson Bay - CorletteNSW9,22010,63910,97411,0591048
NewcastleNSW278,430278,773288,732308,30729237
Nowra - BomaderryNSW23,82324,70027,47827,9873598
Ocean GroveVIC12,65512,58214,34516,0911722
OrangeNSW30,70531,92331,54434,9916367
PakenhamVIC11,30111,28318,80832,9132511
ParkesNSW10,0949,7859,82610,0281633
PerthWA1,208,6481,298,1691,424,9561,627,576156559
Port AugustaSA13,19413,15313,25713,5059090
Port HedlandWA12,77612,69511,55713,77010887
Port LincolnSA12,66412,63013,04414,0864034
Port MacquarieNSW33,70937,69639,21941,4934459
Port PirieSA13,26313,25413,20613,8193335
Raymond TerraceNSW12,51412,48212,70013,2182532
RockhamptonQLD57,77058,95060,82761,7259479
SaleVIC12,85412,79313,33612,7641988
Shepparton - MooroopnaVIC31,94535,75438,77342,7426951
SingletonNSW12,53112,49513,66513,9621595
SunburyVIC22,12625,08629,56633,0622921
Sunshine Coast (Caloundra - Buderim - Noosa)QLD...165,089184,662209,26327326
SydneyNSW3,300,8693,485,5643,673,0273,908,643203655
TamworthNSW31,86532,44033,47536,1327203
TareeNSW16,70216,62116,51717,8195576
ToowoombaQLD83,35088,77695,26596,56811410
Torquay (- Jan Juc)VIC5,9847,9439,85113,3361681
Townsville (incl. Thuringowa)QLD113,112126,130139,276157,75225294
TraralgonVIC19,61419,56921,96024,5902388
UlladullaNSW9,75710,99711,78512,1372532
UlverstoneTAS10,97610,75711,23712,1121706
Victor Harbor - GoolwaSA13,22315,65619,36723,48617703
Wagga WaggaNSW43,10044,50346,97846,9136732
WangarattaVIC16,34216,31016,84517,3763864
WarragulVIC10,43710,40511,49813,0811656
WarrnamboolVIC26,05226,66928,15029,2864342
WarwickQLD12,01111,98112,56213,3793616
WhyallaSA23,38221,21121,12221,73611254
WollongongNSW219,761227,522234,482245,94321917
YeppoonQLD10,77810,65613,28515,1413874