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Population of Karratha

Last official estimated population of Karratha City (as Local Government Area) was 22 195 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.09% of total Australian population and 0.856% of WA population. Area of Karratha is 15 239.50 km², in this year population density was 1.46 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.07%/yr), Karratha population in 2020 would be 22 147. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Ashburton
- Port Hedland
- Exmouth
- Upper Gascoyne
- Carnarvon
- Meekatharra
- Broome
- Shark Bay

Karratha on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Karratha 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] +2.44 %/Y
[2001-2002] +5.75 %/Y
[2002-2003] +6.32 %/Y
[2003-2004] +5.38 %/Y
[2004-2005] +5.31 %/Y
[2005-2006] +6.31 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.66 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.12 %/Y
[2008-2009] +3.61 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.87 %/Y
[2010-2011] +4.45 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.73 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.62 %/Y
[2013-2014] -1.83 %/Y
[2014-2015] -3.68 %/Y
[2015-2016] -3.86 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.07 %/Y


Population pyramid for Karratha (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

12 
85+
 9

8 
80-84
 18

36 
75-79
 45

72 
70-74
 88

148 
65-69
 227

257 
60-64
 366

414 
55-59
 616

598 
50-54
 771

717 
45-49
 962

856 
40-44
 1 078

913 
35-39
 1 228

1 146 
30-34
 1 372

957 
25-29
 1 164

588 
20-24
 668

556 
15-19
 654

740 
10-14
 823

921 
5-9
 1 058

1 027 
0-4
 1 082


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.