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Population of Merredin

Last official estimated population of Merredin Shire (as Local Government Area) was 3 423 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.01% of total Australian population and 0.132% of WA population. Area of Merredin is 3 293.80 km², in this year population density was 1.04 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.82%/yr), Merredin population in 2020 would be 3 508. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Nungarin
- Kellerberrin
- Trayning
- Bruce Rock
- Narembeen
- Westonia
- Mukinbudin
- Tammin

Merredin on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Merredin 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] +0.28 %/Y
[2001-2002] -1.80 %/Y
[2002-2003] -1.59 %/Y
[2003-2004] -4.38 %/Y
[2004-2005] -1.54 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.99 %/Y
[2006-2007] -1.64 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.12 %/Y
[2008-2009] 0.00 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.18 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.60 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.62 %/Y
[2012-2013] -0.47 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.03 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.15 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.30 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.82 %/Y


Population pyramid for Merredin (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

53 
85+
 28

31 
80-84
 30

52 
75-79
 44

49 
70-74
 76

84 
65-69
 93

101 
60-64
 105

120 
55-59
 127

111 
50-54
 110

103 
45-49
 112

96 
40-44
 96

86 
35-39
 88

118 
30-34
 85

104 
25-29
 100

104 
20-24
 208

108 
15-19
 108

102 
10-14
 115

122 
5-9
 124

125 
0-4
 105


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.