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Population of Blue Mountains

Last official estimated population of Blue Mountains City (as Local Government Area) was 78 968 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.32% of total Australian population and 0.993% of NSW population. Area of Blue Mountains is 1 431.10 km², in this year population density was 55.18 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.17%/yr), Blue Mountains population in 2020 would be 79 368. [0]


Blue Mountains historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Penrith
- Lithgow
- Wollondilly
- Blacktown
- Hawkesbury
- Camden
- Liverpool
- Fairfield

Blue Mountains on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Blue Mountains is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1996-2001] +0.44 %/Y
[2001-2002] +0.17 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.01 %/Y
[2003-2004] -0.28 %/Y
[2004-2005] -0.61 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.49 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.79 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.19 %/Y
[2008-2009] +0.99 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.46 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.42 %/Y
[2011-2012] -0.03 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.22 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.21 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.03 %/Y
[2015-2016] -0.07 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.17 %/Y


Population pyramid for Blue Mountains (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 037 
85+
 556

957 
80-84
 740

1 328 
75-79
 1 151

2 230 
70-74
 1 951

2 740 
65-69
 2 660

2 943 
60-64
 2 675

3 172 
55-59
 2 764

2 762 
50-54
 2 568

3 037 
45-49
 2 728

2 765 
40-44
 2 523

2 340 
35-39
 2 253

2 026 
30-34
 1 982

1 767 
25-29
 1 665

1 875 
20-24
 2 083

2 431 
15-19
 2 570

2 447 
10-14
 2 699

2 517 
5-9
 2 642

2 136 
0-4
 2 248


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.