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Population of Ballarat

Last official estimated population of Ballarat City (as Local Government Area) was 105 438 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.43% of total Australian population and 1.64% of VIC population. Area of Ballarat is 739.00 km², in this year population density was 142.68 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.87%/yr), Ballarat population in 2020 would be 111 472. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Hepburn
- Golden Plains
- Pyrenees
- Moorabool
- Central Goldfields
- Mount Alexander
- Macedon Ranges
- Melton

Ballarat on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Ballarat 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] +0.80 %/Y
[2001-2002] +1.01 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.23 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.69 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.05 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.15 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.33 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.98 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.08 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.15 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.96 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.62 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.67 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.60 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.57 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.99 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.87 %/Y


Population pyramid for Ballarat (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 588 
85+
 807

1 290 
80-84
 987

1 752 
75-79
 1 451

2 349 
70-74
 2 047

2 927 
65-69
 2 565

3 033 
60-64
 2 792

3 351 
55-59
 3 016

3 373 
50-54
 3 008

3 501 
45-49
 3 111

3 290 
40-44
 3 030

3 269 
35-39
 3 113

3 418 
30-34
 3 338

3 736 
25-29
 3 760

4 066 
20-24
 4 113

3 317 
15-19
 3 452

3 149 
10-14
 3 348

3 500 
5-9
 3 553

3 375 
0-4
 3 663


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.