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Population of Shellharbour

Last official estimated population of Shellharbour City (as Local Government Area) was 70 994 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.29% of total Australian population and 0.892% of NSW population. Area of Shellharbour is 147.40 km², in this year population density was 481.64 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.86%/yr), Shellharbour population in 2020 would be 72 834. [0]


Shellharbour historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Kiama
- Wollongong
- Wingecarribee
- Campbelltown (NSW)
- Camden
- Sutherland Shire
- Wollondilly
- Liverpool

Shellharbour on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Shellharbour 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] +1.97 %/Y
[2001-2002] +1.13 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.27 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.93 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.78 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.61 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.08 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.65 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.29 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.26 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.95 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.94 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.29 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.41 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.19 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.32 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.86 %/Y


Population pyramid for Shellharbour (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

823 
85+
 568

796 
80-84
 663

1 169 
75-79
 1 042

1 545 
70-74
 1 431

1 845 
65-69
 1 839

2 111 
60-64
 1 927

2 425 
55-59
 2 264

2 376 
50-54
 2 248

2 468 
45-49
 2 254

2 296 
40-44
 2 206

2 199 
35-39
 2 061

2 364 
30-34
 2 155

2 156 
25-29
 2 036

2 304 
20-24
 2 361

2 378 
15-19
 2 531

2 324 
10-14
 2 318

2 393 
5-9
 2 601

2 151 
0-4
 2 366


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.