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Contents: States and Local Government Areas

The population of the Australian states and local government areas (LGAs) according to official estimates.

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2006-06-30
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2021-06-30
Australian Capital Territory (ACT)Territory321,538335,170367,985403,104431,611
CanberraCapital Territory321,538335,170367,985403,104431,611
New South WalesFederal State6,530,3496,742,6907,218,5297,732,8588,188,651
AlburyCity45,26547,56649,45152,17155,754
Armidale Regional (incl. Guyra)Area27,90627,37728,57329,31029,484
BallinaArea37,85639,53740,74742,99345,773
BalranaldArea2,7512,5072,3532,3302,276
Bathurst RegionalArea35,50436,91639,96042,24444,540
Bayside (Rockdale - Botany Bay)Area129,075133,205144,985164,534182,369
Bega ValleyArea30,42531,82933,12833,94135,046
BellingenArea12,63412,71612,92312,95113,248
BerriganArea8,0758,1608,2978,6098,810
BlacktownCity263,103278,894312,346348,030387,104
BlandArea6,6036,2126,0216,0245,923
BlayneyArea6,4786,7417,2177,3437,408
Blue MountainsCity76,52875,60078,55378,83578,740
BoganArea3,1562,9393,0092,7642,481
BourkeArea3,9193,1853,0532,7622,596
BrewarrinaArea2,1482,0041,8741,7101,520
Broken HillCity20,92919,75319,15118,11417,230
BurwoodArea30,39332,19934,17638,53640,686
ByronArea29,45330,12530,71233,39936,217
CabonneArea12,44712,63413,21113,57713,759
CamdenArea45,16350,62858,43980,264114,516
CampbelltownCity149,192146,538151,173161,566175,687
Canada BayArea61,94068,30980,06592,53495,919
Canterbury-BankstownArea307,592310,578335,940361,862378,425
CarrathoolArea3,2902,8632,6812,7932,789
Central Coast (incl. Gosford City)City294,596303,051322,657336,611347,158
Central DarlingArea2,4322,0002,0591,8811,834
CessnockCity46,82347,42652,48556,72063,020
Clarence ValleyArea48,24749,14951,28751,62252,993
CobarArea4,9904,9414,7824,6874,365
Coffs HarbourCity62,58266,65770,97274,67078,093
CoolamonArea4,0904,0974,2364,3904,304
CoonambleArea4,7974,3054,2264,0513,854
Cootamundra-Gundagai RegionalArea11,39711,25411,30811,29111,169
CowraArea12,98912,75412,52312,65912,785
Cumberland (incl. Holroyd City, Auburn City (parts))Area...180,403203,181225,691239,834
Dubbo Regional (Western Plains Regional)Area47,17647,14849,07951,40454,195
DungogArea8,3388,2458,5569,1019,784
Edward River (Deniliquin - Conargo)Area10,0749,2878,8888,9919,158
EurobodallaArea33,63935,85537,08237,91939,362
FairfieldCity187,825186,117196,479205,675207,922
Federation (Corowa - Urana)Area12,12112,49712,50912,44512,735
ForbesArea10,0629,5409,4699,8179,934
Georges River (Hurstville - Kogarah)Area125,777130,586141,726153,161159,266
GilgandraArea4,7614,6184,5154,2984,205
Glen Innes SevernArea8,8188,9878,9118,9348,816
Goulburn MulwareeArea26,40126,69528,36330,26131,796
Greater Hume ShireArea10,4559,99910,07210,51911,020
GriffithCity24,41224,45025,39526,35627,173
GunnedahArea12,30611,78212,51912,49112,713
GwydirArea5,7165,4285,1025,3265,323
HawkesburyCity62,41261,72564,35366,34668,009
HayArea3,6203,4833,0852,9842,945
HilltopsArea18,01418,21318,79318,75618,553
HornsbyArea...136,162143,273147,385150,698
Hunters HillArea13,29613,66213,89714,65614,861
Inner West (Marrickville - Ashfield - Leichhardt)Area166,693167,602180,301191,194199,759
InverellArea16,78416,94717,68917,81517,696
JuneeArea5,8595,9436,1326,4146,738
KempseyArea27,16428,03229,12829,43130,092
KiamaArea19,79319,62620,80622,11024,006
Ku-ring-gaiArea106,965104,459114,604122,472126,554
KyogleArea9,7399,4919,5379,1148,841
LachlanArea7,6516,9326,8026,4446,025
Lake MacquarieCity186,353188,503196,811202,332210,031
Lane CoveArea31,88031,52733,23337,69440,336
LeetonArea11,83211,56211,40611,40711,242
LismoreCity42,72143,33844,34844,12243,790
LithgowCity20,45120,18620,85021,48421,556
LiverpoolCity158,027169,868188,088211,983234,917
Liverpool PlainsArea7,9777,7177,7617,8477,848
LockhartArea3,5503,2373,0983,1733,221
Lord Howe IslandUnincorporated Area366357392414422
MaitlandCity56,05563,50569,92479,06390,449
Mid-Coast (incl. Greater Taree)Area81,29184,57988,81891,80195,209
Mid-Western RegionalArea22,00321,64123,02024,54625,563
Moree PlainsArea16,10814,40714,04313,62712,988
MosmanArea27,68027,57029,35130,26030,122
Murray RiverArea10,99711,02011,25711,87212,571
Murrumbidgee (incl. Jerilderie)Area4,5484,2193,8883,9293,871
MuswellbrookArea15,09915,63916,32816,46216,212
Nambucca ValleyArea18,02618,29919,23519,58019,911
NarrabriArea14,42213,47713,43813,36712,948
NarranderaArea6,6866,1496,1155,9495,834
NarromineArea7,0606,6916,8326,6176,392
NewcastleCity141,001146,623155,550160,707168,880
Northern Beaches (Warringah - Pittwater - Manly)Area229,816233,600251,696265,468272,184
North SydneyArea58,33761,51266,74771,80973,712
OberonArea5,2575,1795,2095,3495,425
OrangeCity36,70136,37439,41941,21042,809
ParkesArea14,92714,60015,08314,92414,623
ParramattaCity...180,919203,205234,444258,799
PenrithCity176,277176,067184,589201,597219,173
Port Macquarie-HastingsArea64,96069,94775,23280,07387,560
Port StephensArea58,50962,13267,21471,11575,685
Queanbeyan-Palerang RegionalArea44,28950,07054,84457,79063,491
RandwickCity124,456125,346137,792148,922153,498
Richmond ValleyArea21,01421,72822,71723,25623,572
RydeCity98,516100,344108,712121,270132,822
ShellharbourCity59,38362,24366,21870,39176,364
ShoalhavenCity86,85690,50596,203101,942108,892
SingletonArea21,06622,53523,52323,57623,573
Snowy Monaro RegionalArea19,44020,00820,38620,55821,207
Snowy Valleys (Tumut - Tumbarumba)Area15,08414,68414,75614,61114,349
StrathfieldArea29,25333,03037,23942,41547,705
Sutherland ShireArea212,458211,230220,250226,461234,275
SydneyCity128,901164,597183,281222,717242,237
Tamworth RegionalArea53,55754,88758,22860,99062,782
TemoraArea6,2886,0085,9536,2106,249
TenterfieldArea6,8426,6666,9906,6976,502
The Hills ShireArea...136,015147,779162,975188,557
TweedArea73,98081,53188,43793,74299,480
Unincorporated Far WestUnincorporated Area854738727698503
Upper Hunter ShireArea13,43013,33314,20614,34414,152
Upper Lachlan ShireArea7,2107,2097,4227,8538,419
UrallaArea6,0525,8946,2416,1475,883
Wagga WaggaCity56,28058,51861,78163,90666,408
WalchaArea3,2823,2593,1193,1303,103
WalgettArea8,2617,1296,7976,3175,785
WarrenArea3,2932,8142,8622,7972,708
Warrumbungle ShireArea10,76210,0349,8989,5629,118
WaverleyArea62,85364,29468,69872,01372,743
WeddinArea3,8263,7223,7593,6773,577
WentworthArea7,1566,9266,8376,9327,142
WilloughbyCity61,39966,48171,13977,88879,556
WingecarribeeArea42,38443,53246,12648,99852,309
WollondillyArea38,17840,96944,60749,85454,772
WollongongCity188,275190,909202,068210,394220,659
WoollahraArea52,67752,99556,32057,74458,480
Yass ValleyArea12,00213,50015,61516,56817,608
Northern TerritoryTerritory201,743209,057231,292245,678245,909
Alice SpringsTown26,84926,70028,48926,51826,476
BarklyRegion7,3157,5647,8387,4267,457
BelyuenShire230199207175175
Central DesertRegion4,6784,4544,2874,1654,249
CoomalieShire1,1251,2341,2751,4121,355
DarwinCity69,63571,36678,46785,32380,937
East ArnhemRegion8,5199,27510,46610,25210,376
KatherineTown9,7069,68910,48810,54110,559
LitchfieldMunicipality15,78216,45120,21825,35525,726
MacDonnellRegion6,6756,7616,7106,7537,038
PalmerstonCity22,41825,16329,38535,97839,625
Roper GulfRegion6,3276,4237,0427,3297,489
Tiwi IslandsRegion2,5232,4322,9702,7772,731
Unincorporated Northern Territory (incl. Darwin Waterfront)Unincorporated Areas7,4778,1419,0717,4987,454
Victoria DalyRegion...3,4413,3213,1423,176
WagaitShire248326420492533
West ArnhemRegion6,2416,4527,1336,9416,789
West DalyRegion...2,9863,5053,6013,764
Other TerritoriesTerritories2,5842,3793,1174,6084,704
Christmas IslandTerritory1,4421,4032,1671,9031,979
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsTerritory600590561546579
Jervis BayTerritory542386389402397
Norfolk IslandTerritory.........1,7571,749
QueenslandFederal State3,571,4694,007,9924,476,7784,845,1525,221,233
AurukunShire1,0741,0891,3981,3231,347
BalonneShire5,4734,7544,8624,4614,286
BananaShire15,53415,02614,81214,57013,985
BarcaldineRegional Council3,4833,3413,2922,9092,800
BarcooShire454370363272262
Blackall TamboRegional Council2,3852,0632,2571,9251,827
BouliaShire566434493436419
BrisbaneCity885,787987,8311,089,8791,184,7521,272,461
BullooShire450380418356322
BundabergRegional Council77,43084,81692,06394,25696,914
BurdekinShire18,15817,45117,77517,32616,844
BurkeShire490512557342354
CairnsRegional Council115,373131,843150,992161,573168,853
CarpentariaShire2,2462,0032,1972,0511,971
Cassowary CoastRegional Council29,53628,60328,63629,28729,900
Central HighlandsRegional Council24,58127,26529,54128,69028,548
Charters TowersRegional Council12,00711,72912,43412,08711,676
CherbourgShire1,1861,1821,2641,2931,354
CloncurryShire3,7543,2483,3423,1253,052
CookShire3,6363,5654,4094,3024,638
CroydonShire282264327296288
DiamantinaShire320291292296287
DoomadgeeShire1,1781,1291,3741,4751,535
DouglasShire10,26410,52411,18612,07012,519
EtheridgeShire997869929807803
FlindersShire2,0501,8441,8401,5821,522
Fraser CoastRegional Council72,78186,11797,661102,962109,856
GladstoneRegional Council45,47952,05159,46163,01764,186
Gold CoastCity379,679450,075515,202575,303643,461
GoondiwindiRegional Council10,21910,36410,90010,81310,777
GympieRegional Council38,06242,62846,83750,32753,726
HinchinbrookShire12,17211,81011,81710,96810,656
Hope ValeShire8758121,0521,0141,157
IpswichCity123,934141,986172,200200,103236,708
IsaacRegional Council18,16920,37223,18821,54320,965
KowanyamaShire9991,0631,1129831,016
LivingstonShire25,86329,54333,39436,95039,125
Lockhart RiverShire638578520746817
Lockyer ValleyRegional Council28,21331,30535,88039,49942,840
LoganCity234,351259,116287,474314,511348,020
LongreachRegional Council4,5374,1744,2963,7273,386
MackayRegional Council89,337103,567115,960117,218118,723
MapoonShire205247281318346
MaranoaRegional Council12,36812,61213,43712,92612,706
MareebaShire18,12518,75320,74522,03823,309
McKinlayShire1,0459221,085816832
Moreton BayRegional Council283,062331,713390,051439,292486,645
MorningtonShire9911,0821,2201,1971,233
Mount IsaCity20,74320,37422,07919,60618,271
MurwehShire4,9364,6924,7314,3864,150
NapranumShire7858769089891,114
NoosaShire43,49648,08251,03853,92256,796
North BurnettRegional Council10,45010,37810,37410,64610,702
Northern Peninsula AreaRegional Council2,0552,0632,4632,9453,255
Palm IslandShire2,2692,0702,5382,5812,691
ParooShire2,1721,9911,9371,6681,544
PormpuraawShire618621715785860
QuilpieShire1,0861,0121,007825769
RedlandCity115,832130,760143,711152,216161,463
RichmondShire1,128935847806824
RockhamptonRegional Council70,48074,20478,93981,32282,311
Scenic RimRegional Council30,03034,23137,43740,98444,027
SomersetRegional Council17,86619,60822,20025,15326,553
South BurnettRegional Council27,65129,69931,80332,62532,920
Southern DownsRegional Council31,06432,41134,64935,63835,433
Sunshine CoastRegional Council198,931236,654267,241302,841343,590
TablelandsRegional Council21,89423,22824,37225,21725,697
ToowoombaRegional Council134,955145,992155,473164,168171,135
TorresShire3,5313,3733,4773,7993,958
Torres Strait IslandRegional Council4,2444,5484,5784,7755,236
TownsvilleCity142,012159,482180,114191,348197,992
WeipaTown2,1312,9023,4234,0404,556
Western DownsRegional Council28,71529,12232,36534,04934,560
WhitsundayRegional Council27,39630,25532,41634,53836,154
WintonShire1,5851,4231,3801,1541,140
WoorabindaShire1,0148869769991,001
Wujal WujalShire366336287292319
YarrabahShire2,2362,4682,5952,7022,955
South AustraliaFederal State1,503,4611,552,5291,639,6141,712,8431,773,396
AdelaideCity13,21117,47920,92023,55225,746
Adelaide HillsDistrict Council38,54939,16539,69939,63240,233
Adelaide Plains (Mallala)District Council7,3548,1188,4838,9129,655
AlexandrinaDistrict Council18,09121,20824,12526,56228,510
Anangu PitjantjatjaraAboriginal Council2,6612,3102,6602,4982,632
BarossaDistrict Council19,41821,09622,52524,20025,449
Barunga WestDistrict Council2,5852,5902,4962,5922,571
Berri and BarmeraDistrict Council11,27311,23910,73310,83510,746
BurnsideCity42,40343,41444,09245,21645,869
CampbelltownCity46,54447,38349,78851,08053,084
CedunaDistrict Council3,6253,7023,5953,5663,401
Charles SturtCity102,897103,364108,680114,980121,065
Clare and Gilbert ValleysDistrict Council8,3478,3708,8719,2449,463
CleveDistrict Council...2,0001,8141,8161,785
Coober PedyDistrict Council2,4141,9841,7601,8181,775
Copper CoastDistrict Council10,98811,64913,12614,47215,352
EllistonDistrict Council1,1501,1641,0661,0701,004
Flinders RangesDistrict Council1,8041,7671,7221,6931,701
Franklin HarbourDistrict Council...1,2451,2381,3341,309
GawlerTown18,23519,24120,98723,35525,161
GoyderDistrict Council4,2544,2714,2254,2404,174
GrantDistrict Council7,3597,6137,9548,4178,646
Holdfast BayCity33,49034,37136,12036,53737,806
Kangaroo IslandDistrict Council4,2274,3964,5224,8365,108
Karoonda East MurrayDistrict Council1,2761,1891,0501,1211,095
KimbaDistrict Council1,2291,1471,1051,0831,041
KingstonDistrict Council2,3392,3902,3432,4152,397
LightRegional Council10,49412,68013,98415,04815,626
Lower Eyre PeninsulaDistrict Council4,2004,5375,0135,6615,851
Loxton WaikerieDistrict Council12,19711,90211,47811,73011,780
Maralinga TjarutjaAboriginal Council136111756264
MarionCity78,59080,64685,71490,50894,927
Mid MurrayDistrict Council8,3768,2168,2258,8459,160
MitchamCity62,01063,67664,99966,48267,696
Mount BarkerDistrict Council23,66427,39330,35333,89738,975
Mount GambierCity23,75024,62625,77327,06127,421
Mount RemarkableDistrict Council2,9982,9062,9062,9202,908
Murray BridgeRural City17,02318,15920,13721,56222,905
Naracoorte and LucindaleDistrict Council8,2398,3548,3428,5448,502
Northern AreasDistrict Council4,7654,7604,5684,6234,650
Norwood Payneham St PetersCity33,54634,96736,29136,39636,930
OnkaparingaCity150,119153,244163,392169,372175,711
Orroroo/CarrietonDistrict Council1,013959884912839
PeterboroughDistrict Council2,0141,9461,7581,7121,650
PlayfordCity68,24771,38580,68490,55398,120
Port Adelaide EnfieldCity101,371105,579116,492124,007129,539
Port AugustaCity13,70014,25114,41314,35913,536
Port LincolnCity13,84214,06014,46214,52314,826
Port Pirie City and DistsMunicipality17,56817,55117,62717,76717,473
ProspectCity19,10619,95920,69021,12421,925
Renmark ParingaDistrict Council9,7939,6899,4299,7809,909
RobeDistrict Council1,3791,3861,4311,4131,496
Roxby DownsMunicipality3,6184,1864,8264,0523,853
SalisburyCity113,849121,288132,880140,346144,160
Southern MalleeDistrict Council2,3002,1872,1232,0632,064
Streaky BayDistrict Council1,9812,0672,1752,1682,226
TatiaraDistrict Council7,0327,0376,7406,8176,803
Tea Tree GullyCity99,12198,45698,31599,153100,879
The CoorongDistrict Council5,8935,8385,6575,5255,400
Tumby BayDistrict Council2,5802,6092,6162,6752,756
Unincorporated South AustraliaUnincorporated Areas5,9113,8584,5563,6393,395
UnleyCity36,40537,21138,37438,93938,915
Victor HarborCity11,06212,30314,17615,01115,996
WakefieldDistrict Council6,5766,5336,7416,9506,807
WalkervilleMunicipality6,9957,1797,3087,7817,990
Wattle RangeDistrict Council12,23412,22411,79212,02212,106
West TorrensCity52,05653,69257,02659,40861,077
WhyallaCity22,04921,98922,56122,51121,260
WudinnaDistrict Council1,4491,3461,2801,2791,299
YankalillaDistrict Council3,8324,2454,4515,2765,839
Yorke PeninsulaDistrict Council11,46611,47411,19811,29111,374
TasmaniaFederal State473,668489,302511,483517,514541,315
Break O'DayMunicipality5,8396,2746,4696,1986,506
BrightonMunicipality12,85714,23615,68516,66918,595
BurnieCity19,07719,74820,16419,22819,646
Central CoastMunicipality21,24221,42822,33221,73622,176
Central HighlandsMunicipality2,3392,3272,3572,1692,160
Circular HeadMunicipality8,1288,2438,3618,1048,193
ClarenceCity49,37050,34452,82555,46559,251
Derwent ValleyMunicipality9,3729,6369,94610,08710,516
DevonportCity24,50224,90125,75225,12825,635
DorsetMunicipality7,4137,2447,1586,7246,689
FlindersMunicipality8968968099391,021
George TownMunicipality6,5576,7556,8576,8737,048
Glamorgan/Spring BayMunicipality4,0294,3714,4194,4514,768
GlenorchyCity43,80543,84445,40246,72247,289
HobartCity47,23248,98950,48252,01854,251
Huon ValleyMunicipality13,98714,53015,90516,56318,239
KentishMunicipality5,5555,9656,3696,2636,479
KingboroughMunicipality29,28531,40434,69336,54438,618
King IslandMunicipality1,7411,7161,6371,5941,603
LatrobeMunicipality8,3248,97310,27510,92712,204
LauncestonCity62,96664,80267,15466,51868,388
Meander ValleyMunicipality18,24819,05219,62219,55320,322
Northern MidlandsMunicipality12,04712,56112,72912,97213,852
SorellMunicipality10,95512,04913,34614,48216,230
Southern MidlandsMunicipality5,7885,8646,2656,0836,493
TasmanMunicipality2,2822,3262,4432,3892,512
Waratah/WynyardMunicipality13,76513,89514,30413,81313,946
West CoastMunicipality5,5725,2294,8904,2104,116
West TamarMunicipality20,49521,70022,83323,09224,569
VictoriaFederal State4,763,6155,061,2665,537,8176,173,1726,649,066
AlpineShire12,70912,26012,06812,57813,069
AraratRural City11,54411,42211,32611,74511,922
BallaratCity82,33386,64795,185103,500113,183
BanyuleCity117,967117,963122,983127,447129,387
Bass CoastShire25,24326,94130,23333,46438,825
Baw BawShire35,85037,81443,38949,29656,583
BaysideCity88,26290,80796,119102,912105,580
BenallaRural City13,88613,80713,81813,98214,131
BoroondaraCity156,246159,605167,062177,276176,632
BrimbankCity167,213174,231191,496204,190201,680
BulokeShire7,2206,9576,4656,2846,071
CampaspeShire36,01136,96936,85537,59537,762
CardiniaShire46,72057,95075,83197,573118,675
CaseyCity180,444220,440261,282312,789368,861
Central GoldfieldsShire12,88812,43412,57913,08713,154
Colac-OtwayShire20,68620,61420,79921,36221,532
CorangamiteShire17,29316,81516,52616,24315,813
DarebinCity127,067132,299142,942155,126162,501
East GippslandShire38,84340,54442,82645,60048,376
FrankstonCity113,306120,148130,350139,502142,147
GannawarraShire11,87311,41310,45310,56710,438
Glen EiraCity122,346128,474137,152148,583155,123
GlenelgShire20,08320,07719,84819,75919,559
Golden PlainsShire14,87216,66618,95822,01624,765
Greater BendigoCity89,07194,577101,995112,267121,382
Greater DandenongCity127,724130,068142,167160,222163,266
Greater GeelongCity191,534201,495215,837239,529269,508
Greater SheppartonCity57,61058,68861,74465,07266,786
HepburnShire14,26813,92614,62915,52516,281
HindmarshShire6,4966,1195,8565,7845,564
Hobsons BayCity82,85483,90687,39593,44596,317
HorshamRural City18,30518,77019,52319,88419,961
HumeCity135,147152,797174,290207,041243,738
IndigoShire14,49315,03815,31716,16516,979
KingstonCity133,063138,390148,304158,941164,680
KnoxCity146,525150,275154,625160,353162,769
LatrobeCity69,57370,53673,78874,62276,156
LoddonShire8,4737,9227,5467,5587,497
Macedon RangesShire37,32539,38342,88347,48051,743
ManninghamCity113,194113,914116,750122,570126,924
MansfieldShire6,7187,3577,9428,6749,740
MaribyrnongCity60,84865,51875,15486,94293,467
MaroondahCity99,662101,430107,323114,800117,484
MelbourneCity55,39880,154100,240146,096169,860
MeltonShire52,50480,595112,643141,420179,107
MilduraRural City48,86550,54051,82254,65855,235
MitchellShire27,52630,72335,10541,79549,216
MoiraShire26,40427,47728,40629,48630,001
MonashCity162,135167,010177,345192,625197,980
Moonee ValleyCity104,793105,717112,180122,871129,379
MooraboolShire24,83926,07728,67032,67236,773
MorelandCity135,540140,872154,247172,294184,707
Mornington PeninsulaShire131,574139,317149,271161,528168,865
Mount AlexanderShire16,88117,30417,87219,09720,196
MoyneShire15,52515,70816,16716,73717,221
MurrindindiShire13,25713,66313,33514,05214,887
NillumbikShire60,44461,51562,71664,17464,659
Northern GrampiansShire12,85712,09512,05411,57011,381
Port PhillipCity80,05489,64197,276108,627112,092
PyreneesShire6,5416,6486,7597,3167,622
QueenscliffeBorough3,2263,0863,0612,9293,054
Southern GrampiansShire16,87316,85816,57116,12316,047
South GippslandShire25,76226,12827,51229,12230,455
StonningtonCity89,42494,05698,853111,003114,340
StrathbogieShire9,5589,5099,59810,35711,167
Surf CoastShire20,55622,33326,66630,46536,278
Swan HillRural City21,02520,95020,86520,89620,159
TowongShire6,2166,0975,9186,0466,073
Unincorporated VictoriaUnincorporated Areas451757769892910
WangarattaRural City26,26026,77627,21228,59229,379
WarrnamboolCity29,18030,95932,66734,24235,607
WellingtonShire40,83540,68242,06843,53045,092
West WimmeraShire4,8084,5394,2873,9373,750
WhitehorseCity146,178149,017157,538169,641175,970
WhittleseaCity117,390128,491160,800207,058237,932
WodongaRural City31,96433,59536,02540,10043,186
WyndhamCity86,604115,161166,699227,008289,571
YarraCity68,52272,80878,90392,89499,622
Yarra RangesShire141,674143,393148,901155,226158,831
YarriambiackShire8,1847,6097,1836,7436,451
Western AustraliaFederal State1,906,2742,050,5812,353,4092,555,9782,682,257
AlbanyCity31,36233,17134,87337,28538,370
ArmadaleCity52,39152,29965,39582,02196,128
AshburtonShire5,9697,60810,22713,31113,285
Augusta-Margaret RiverShire10,22811,05212,22814,81917,130
BassendeanTown14,05513,89615,17915,61316,031
BayswaterCity58,44659,63266,84068,79168,877
BelmontCity29,91931,56037,35841,44842,795
BeverleyShire1,5791,6461,6041,7481,767
BoddingtonShire1,4371,4272,2471,8821,776
Boyup BrookShire1,6491,5631,6171,7221,793
Bridgetown-GreenbushesShire4,2054,1344,4214,6974,828
BrooktonShire1,0481,0379691,002946
BroomeShire13,24914,32615,73716,95916,961
Broomehill-TambellupShire1,2601,2081,1781,1641,076
Bruce RockShire1,1321,0041,002941950
BunburyCity30,61631,45032,58032,57431,508
BusseltonShire23,19226,71131,52337,76641,041
CambridgeTown24,43324,93926,65227,99129,227
CanningCity77,47480,93390,73693,73393,611
CapelShire7,13610,66615,05917,37518,617
CarnamahShire807792554564525
CarnarvonShire6,7516,0516,0765,7134,995
Chapman ValleyShire8809431,1981,4411,553
ChitteringShire2,9483,6694,5335,5366,175
ClaremontTown9,1669,3939,92410,63210,991
CockburnCity69,35977,83295,036108,302119,928
CollieShire9,1099,0129,3438,8568,625
CoolgardieShire4,2844,0054,1383,6953,382
CoorowShire1,3811,2591,0911,058958
CorriginShire1,3021,2001,1041,1931,136
CottesloeTown7,4287,6528,2368,1098,281
CranbrookShire1,0721,1321,1101,1071,033
CuballingShire725817891882859
CueShire396342279199144
CunderdinShire1,4571,3171,3471,4691,402
DalwallinuShire1,8891,4411,3031,4541,388
DandaraganShire2,9523,0183,2923,2623,367
DardanupShire8,99110,83712,85214,24114,695
DenmarkShire4,7344,7975,3736,0186,422
Derby-West KimberleyShire8,5018,0958,9668,3648,207
Donnybrook-BalingupShire4,7104,9515,4625,9566,241
DowerinShire840736700699658
DumbleyungShire753677626684666
DundasShire1,2621,1271,184788715
East FremantleTown6,7877,0747,4437,6807,893
East PilbaraShire5,6507,66712,25710,95310,868
EsperanceShire13,36913,64413,87914,52714,174
ExmouthShire2,3152,2052,4582,7882,939
FremantleCity25,76926,12428,65130,31031,901
GinginShire4,2744,5774,8225,3255,419
GnowangerupShire1,5851,4321,3071,2371,210
GoomallingShire9709731,0171,045975
GosnellsCity83,66294,958112,435122,011126,459
Greater Geraldton (incl. Geraldton-Greenough, Mullewa)City34,01935,73638,34039,56738,146
Halls CreekShire3,7663,7623,8933,5933,491
HarveyShire18,52620,45023,87826,89028,563
IrwinShire3,0713,2183,6723,6043,591
JerramungupShire1,2491,1861,0911,1271,139
JoondalupCity156,410156,570162,205160,918160,579
KalamundaShire48,74351,42356,49259,20159,435
Kalgoorlie/BoulderCity29,77130,08632,20830,84028,709
Karratha (Roebourne)City15,11820,05423,63422,21123,243
KatanningShire4,5014,4044,2904,2004,024
KellerberrinShire1,2211,2301,2111,2421,180
KentShire641599529568564
KojonupShire2,3082,2722,0302,0101,894
KondininShire1,0331,0191,068894866
KoordaShire490470448428397
KulinShire910922855783767
KwinanaTown21,80723,98630,69740,05848,212
Lake GraceShire1,6151,5301,4051,3001,274
LavertonShire1,2077831,2881,2221,236
LeonoraShire2,0071,5012,6281,4911,572
MandurahCity48,99658,81173,44083,32289,448
ManjimupShire10,3519,7189,4639,3419,089
MeekatharraShire1,4581,2251,4241,110980
MelvilleCity97,20296,778102,135102,342103,459
MenziesShire350237402518533
MerredinShire3,7833,4083,3743,3953,360
MingenewShire586504489465418
MooraShire2,7052,5312,5562,4772,380
MorawaShire989860911765660
Mosman ParkTown8,3588,7609,1999,1679,108
Mount MagnetShire854734666507455
Mount MarshallShire676650493533507
MukinbudinShire705601502553520
MundaringShire35,41536,32638,36439,21739,161
MurchisonShire161118119158164
MurrayShire10,89912,52214,77317,12618,523
NannupShire1,2231,2821,3041,3391,420
NarembeenShire963945839815846
NarroginShire5,5415,3315,2605,2354,870
NedlandsCity21,56421,39421,96522,10822,652
NgaanyatjarrakuShire1,5621,4661,5081,7081,797
NorthamShire10,28410,28010,83011,23811,060
NorthamptonShire3,3473,3343,2813,3352,826
NungarinShire276255236259243
Peppermint GroveShire1,6531,6911,6291,7081,757
PerenjoriShire615561930630569
PerthCity10,51015,23221,41626,87931,240
PingellyShire1,2171,2201,2091,1831,150
PlantagenetShire4,7074,6945,0325,1035,354
Port HedlandTown12,88114,08415,65915,06415,768
QuairadingShire1,1401,0711,0731,038983
RavensthorpeShire1,5102,0452,1871,7641,603
RockinghamCity74,18587,033109,415128,992140,923
SandstoneShire1341261099378
Serpentine-JarrahdaleShire11,73313,24618,49527,57835,087
Shark BayShire926906887963962
South PerthCity37,60640,51743,61843,87943,665
StirlingCity176,209183,957209,043220,073223,260
SubiacoCity12,94814,46415,87317,01817,210
SwanCity83,79795,206112,802136,679156,254
TamminShire443417415407394
Three SpringsShire754693633608559
ToodyayShire4,0844,3304,5294,4614,513
TrayningShire394410355354343
Upper GascoyneShire356307253282290
Victoria ParkTown27,75129,16234,71836,64737,571
Victoria PlainsShire974946926924911
VincentTown27,07129,26133,85735,67437,028
WaginShire1,8791,9431,9011,8841,793
WanderingShire333373453458430
WannerooCity84,323114,943160,281194,779215,878
WaroonaShire3,5383,6143,7204,1624,276
West ArthurShire910885901824789
WestoniaShire249226282306300
WickepinShire747762767740720
WilliamsShire9599089401,0001,023
WilunaShire9027351,198767691
Wongan-BalliduShire1,5991,4611,4781,3541,268
WoodanillingShire396415427415428
WyalkatchemShire678592542522483
Wyndham-East KimberleyShire7,2407,8798,1957,4787,337
YalgooShire326263417350354
YilgarnShire1,8321,4771,6751,2131,135
YorkShire3,2463,2443,4623,6053,618
AustraliaCommonwealth19,274,70120,450,96622,340,02424,190,90725,738,142

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Figures for 2021 are preliminary estimates.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males12,737,005
Females12,960,293
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-14 years4,781,119
15-64 years16,723,297
65+ years4,192,882
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years3,185,304
10-19 years3,087,817
20-29 years3,618,840
30-39 years3,758,711
40-49 years3,296,923
50-59 years3,120,167
60-69 years2,694,830
70-79 years1,878,733
80+ years1,055,973
Religion (C 2016)
Christian12,201,611
Muslim604,244
Buddhist563,672
Hindu440,298
Jew91,016
Other religion / belief260,772
Secular / no religion7,001,529
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia15,615,545
New Zealand518,454
United Kingdom1,087,771
Chinese Asia648,168
South Asia730,082
South-East Asia872,902
Other country2,306,279
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia19,278,835
Other nationality2,507,467
Language (C 2016)
English17,020,418
Indigenous language64,773
Other language4,806,863
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous649,162
Non-Indigenous21,341,236