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Population of Torres Strait Island

Last official estimated population of Torres Strait Island Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 4 861 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.02% of total Australian population and 0.097% of QLD population. Area of Torres Strait Island is 490.00 km², in this year population density was 9.92 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.8%/yr), Torres Strait Island population in 2020 would be 5 128. [0]


Torres Strait Island historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Torres
- Northern Peninsula Area
- Mapoon
- Napranum
- Weipa
- Lockhart River
- Aurukun
- Cook

Torres Strait Island on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Torres Strait Island 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] +1.65 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.69 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.30 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.93 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.40 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.64 %/Y
[2007-2008] +0.63 %/Y
[2008-2009] +0.07 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.20 %/Y
[2010-2011] -0.48 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.46 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.33 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.65 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.87 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.93 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.80 %/Y


Population pyramid for Torres Strait Island (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

3 
85+
 6

4 
80-84
 4

30 
75-79
 19

34 
70-74
 21

59 
65-69
 61

101 
60-64
 93

98 
55-59
 103

91 
50-54
 118

111 
45-49
 113

120 
40-44
 125

146 
35-39
 158

172 
30-34
 152

224 
25-29
 237

233 
20-24
 244

161 
15-19
 168

217 
10-14
 224

317 
5-9
 338

270 
0-4
 286


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.