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Population of Western Downs

Last official estimated population of Western Downs Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 34 438 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.14% of total Australian population and 0.69% of QLD population. Area of Western Downs is 37 922.50 km², in this year population density was 0.91 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.14%/yr), Western Downs population in 2020 would be 35 632. [0]


Western Downs historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Toowoomba
- South Burnett
- Cherbourg
- Goondiwindi
- North Burnett
- Maranoa
- Somerset
- Lockyer Valley

Western Downs on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Western Downs 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] -0.01 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.26 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.07 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.64 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.99 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.37 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.42 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.18 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.85 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.86 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.65 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.57 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.98 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.36 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.54 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.14 %/Y


Population pyramid for Western Downs (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

372 
85+
 243

347 
80-84
 318

475 
75-79
 483

669 
70-74
 691

772 
65-69
 971

880 
60-64
 982

1 027 
55-59
 1 070

1 088 
50-54
 1 175

1 137 
45-49
 1 165

1 121 
40-44
 1 129

1 013 
35-39
 995

1 076 
30-34
 1 092

1 102 
25-29
 1 104

926 
20-24
 1 031

1 053 
15-19
 1 193

1 175 
10-14
 1 323

1 390 
5-9
 1 421

1 205 
0-4
 1 224


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.