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Population of Palm Island

Last official estimated population of Palm Island Shire (as Local Government Area) was 2 613 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.01% of total Australian population and 0.052% of QLD population. Area of Palm Island is 72.00 km², in this year population density was 36.29 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.24%/yr), Palm Island population in 2020 would be 2 711. [0]


Palm Island historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Hinchinbrook
- Townsville
- Cassowary Coast
- Burdekin
- Tablelands
- Charters Towers
- Cairns
- Yarrabah

Palm Island on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Palm Island 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] +1.24 %/Y
[2001-2002] -0.88 %/Y
[2002-2003] -2.09 %/Y
[2003-2004] -2.13 %/Y
[2004-2005] -2.41 %/Y
[2005-2006] -1.57 %/Y
[2006-2007] +4.44 %/Y
[2007-2008] +4.76 %/Y
[2008-2009] +3.00 %/Y
[2009-2010] +4.16 %/Y
[2010-2011] +4.44 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.04 %/Y
[2012-2013] -0.39 %/Y
[2013-2014] -0.08 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.91 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.22 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.24 %/Y


Population pyramid for Palm Island (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

0 
85+
 1

0 
80-84
 1

3 
75-79
 1

14 
70-74
 14

23 
65-69
 24

54 
60-64
 38

62 
55-59
 64

80 
50-54
 89

80 
45-49
 88

70 
40-44
 74

80 
35-39
 70

93 
30-34
 84

102 
25-29
 97

112 
20-24
 121

114 
15-19
 119

105 
10-14
 105

133 
5-9
 164

176 
0-4
 158


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.