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Population of Adelaide

Last official estimated population of Adelaide City (as Local Government Area) was 24 193 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.10% of total Australian population and 1.396% of SA population. Area of Adelaide is 15.60 km², in this year population density was 1 550.83 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.72%/yr), Adelaide population in 2020 would be 26 223. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Unley
- Walkerville
- Prospect
- Norwood Payneham St Peters
- Burnside
- West Torrens
- Charles Sturt
- Mitcham

Adelaide on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Adelaide 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] +0.59 %/Y
[2001-2002] +4.89 %/Y
[2002-2003] +4.88 %/Y
[2003-2004] +7.43 %/Y
[2004-2005] +6.15 %/Y
[2005-2006] +5.47 %/Y
[2006-2007] +6.12 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.60 %/Y
[2008-2009] +3.63 %/Y
[2009-2010] +3.07 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.92 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.95 %/Y
[2012-2013] +2.81 %/Y
[2013-2014] +2.17 %/Y
[2014-2015] +2.04 %/Y
[2015-2016] +2.02 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.72 %/Y


Population pyramid for Adelaide (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

258 
85+
 140

164 
80-84
 145

270 
75-79
 243

418 
70-74
 414

545 
65-69
 556

529 
60-64
 567

542 
55-59
 631

569 
50-54
 625

434 
45-49
 650

470 
40-44
 597

643 
35-39
 832

1 049 
30-34
 1 231

1 598 
25-29
 1 686

2 638 
20-24
 2 458

1 060 
15-19
 866

203 
10-14
 149

228 
5-9
 223

286 
0-4
 276


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.