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Population of Weipa

Last official estimated population of Weipa Town (as Local Government Area) was 4 157 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.02% of total Australian population and 0.083% of QLD population. Area of Weipa is 10.80 km², in this year population density was 384.91 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.9%/yr), Weipa population in 2020 would be 4 529. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

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

Weipa on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Weipa 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] -3.03 %/Y
[2001-2002] +5.16 %/Y
[2002-2003] +5.62 %/Y
[2003-2004] +5.91 %/Y
[2004-2005] +8.54 %/Y
[2005-2006] +6.65 %/Y
[2006-2007] +7.96 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.61 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.76 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.03 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.58 %/Y
[2011-2012] +7.62 %/Y
[2012-2013] +3.45 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.36 %/Y
[2014-2015] +2.61 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.92 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.90 %/Y


Population pyramid for Weipa (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

2 
85+
 0

1 
80-84
 6

3 
75-79
 1

13 
70-74
 18

32 
65-69
 41

57 
60-64
 93

85 
55-59
 131

136 
50-54
 170

159 
45-49
 184

157 
40-44
 199

175 
35-39
 190

187 
30-34
 181

157 
25-29
 208

104 
20-24
 113

119 
15-19
 118

171 
10-14
 166

168 
5-9
 195

175 
0-4
 242


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.