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Population of Broome

Last official estimated population of Broome Shire (as Local Government Area) was 16 987 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.07% of total Australian population and 0.655% of WA population. Area of Broome is 54 371.60 km², in this year population density was 0.31 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.17%/yr), Broome population in 2020 would be 17 071. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Derby-West Kimberley
- East Pilbara
- Port Hedland
- Halls Creek
- Wyndham-East Kimberley
- Karratha
- Ashburton
- Wiluna

Broome on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Broome 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] +6.29 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.69 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.70 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.50 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.24 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.75 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.75 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.38 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.66 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.61 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.08 %/Y
[2011-2012] +4.14 %/Y
[2012-2013] +4.86 %/Y
[2013-2014] -0.49 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.23 %/Y
[2015-2016] -0.59 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.17 %/Y


Population pyramid for Broome (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

31 
85+
 8

39 
80-84
 32

87 
75-79
 82

120 
70-74
 190

240 
65-69
 278

447 
60-64
 414

496 
55-59
 569

559 
50-54
 509

607 
45-49
 575

647 
40-44
 645

735 
35-39
 578

919 
30-34
 696

751 
25-29
 674

462 
20-24
 480

490 
15-19
 510

656 
10-14
 578

715 
5-9
 731

705 
0-4
 732


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.