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Population of Toowoomba

Last official estimated population of Toowoomba Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 166 045 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.67% of total Australian population and 3.327% of QLD population. Area of Toowoomba is 12 957.20 km², in this year population density was 12.81 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.14%/yr), Toowoomba population in 2020 would be 171 806. [0]


Toowoomba historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Lockyer Valley
- Somerset
- South Burnett
- Southern Downs
- Ipswich
- Cherbourg
- Western Downs
- Scenic Rim

Toowoomba on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Toowoomba is located in the center of the images.

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

Annual growth rate in %:

[2001-2002] +1.23 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.40 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.66 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.10 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.53 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.33 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.50 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.59 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.11 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.81 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.55 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.29 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.00 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.78 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.86 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.14 %/Y


Population pyramid for Toowoomba (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

2 498 
85+
 1 411

2 184 
80-84
 1 618

2 786 
75-79
 2 447

3 863 
70-74
 3 590

4 491 
65-69
 4 111

4 830 
60-64
 4 552

5 348 
55-59
 4 990

5 217 
50-54
 4 729

5 568 
45-49
 5 141

5 110 
40-44
 4 786

4 887 
35-39
 4 562

5 222 
30-34
 5 193

5 406 
25-29
 5 599

5 218 
20-24
 5 580

5 481 
15-19
 5 605

5 641 
10-14
 5 744

5 876 
5-9
 5 825

5 313 
0-4
 5 623


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.