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Population of Townsville

Last official estimated population of Townsville City (as Local Government Area) was 192 988 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.78% of total Australian population and 3.867% of QLD population. Area of Townsville is 3 730.80 km², in this year population density was 51.73 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.86%/yr), Townsville population in 2020 would be 197 993. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Palm Island
- Burdekin
- Hinchinbrook
- Charters Towers
- Cassowary Coast
- Whitsunday
- Tablelands
- Cairns

Townsville on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Townsville 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] +10.37 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.19 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.96 %/Y
[2003-2004] +2.17 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.75 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.67 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.53 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.05 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.71 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.00 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.03 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.94 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.58 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.21 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.65 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.70 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.86 %/Y


Population pyramid for Townsville (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 324 
85+
 832

1 417 
80-84
 1 100

2 200 
75-79
 1 976

3 052 
70-74
 3 012

3 966 
65-69
 4 115

4 802 
60-64
 4 676

5 785 
55-59
 5 758

5 991 
50-54
 5 721

6 550 
45-49
 6 335

6 366 
40-44
 6 232

6 538 
35-39
 6 052

7 117 
30-34
 7 072

7 476 
25-29
 7 826

8 092 
20-24
 8 911

6 512 
15-19
 7 030

6 147 
10-14
 6 374

6 609 
5-9
 6 781

6 260 
0-4
 6 981


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.