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Population of Whitsunday

Last official estimated population of Whitsunday Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 34 784 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.14% of total Australian population and 0.697% of QLD population. Area of Whitsunday is 23 818.90 km², in this year population density was 1.46 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.71%/yr), Whitsunday population in 2020 would be 35 533. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Mackay
- Burdekin
- Isaac
- Townsville
- Charters Towers
- Palm Island
- Hinchinbrook
- Livingstone

Whitsunday on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Whitsunday 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] +2.19 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.77 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.71 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.17 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.19 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.67 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.88 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.60 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.95 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.86 %/Y
[2011-2012] +3.03 %/Y
[2012-2013] +2.14 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.73 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.43 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.08 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.71 %/Y


Population pyramid for Whitsunday (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

232 
85+
 160

265 
80-84
 240

392 
75-79
 458

583 
70-74
 784

886 
65-69
 1 038

1 073 
60-64
 1 192

1 191 
55-59
 1 238

1 102 
50-54
 1 167

1 152 
45-49
 1 230

1 121 
40-44
 1 187

1 093 
35-39
 1 165

1 313 
30-34
 1 352

1 384 
25-29
 1 492

1 128 
20-24
 1 089

799 
15-19
 919

984 
10-14
 1 032

1 075 
5-9
 1 222

990 
0-4
 1 056


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.