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Population of Aurukun

Last official estimated population of Aurukun Shire (as Local Government Area) was 1 343 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.01% of total Australian population and 0.027% of QLD population. Area of Aurukun is 7 424.00 km², in this year population density was 0.18 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.51%/yr), Aurukun population in 2020 would be 1 405. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Weipa
- Napranum
- Pormpuraaw
- Cook
- Mapoon
- Lockhart River
- Kowanyama
- Northern Peninsula Area

Aurukun on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Aurukun 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] +5.14 %/Y
[2001-2002] +3.26 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.81 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.91 %/Y
[2004-2005] -1.08 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.82 %/Y
[2006-2007] +6.89 %/Y
[2007-2008] +7.56 %/Y
[2008-2009] +5.03 %/Y
[2009-2010] +3.80 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.42 %/Y
[2011-2012] -1.86 %/Y
[2012-2013] -1.60 %/Y
[2013-2014] -1.33 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.83 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.15 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.51 %/Y


Population pyramid for Aurukun (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

0 
85+
 0

0 
80-84
 0

3 
75-79
 0

6 
70-74
 5

18 
65-69
 23

20 
60-64
 17

33 
55-59
 40

46 
50-54
 41

45 
45-49
 49

40 
40-44
 56

50 
35-39
 48

59 
30-34
 46

43 
25-29
 56

78 
20-24
 58

49 
15-19
 41

56 
10-14
 55

73 
5-9
 62

60 
0-4
 67


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.