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Population of Perth

Last official estimated population of Perth City (as Local Government Area) was 27 340 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.11% of total Australian population and 1.055% of WA population. Area of Perth is 13.70 km², in this year population density was 1 995.62 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.72%/yr), Perth population in 2020 would be 28 771. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Vincent
- Subiaco
- South Perth
- Victoria Park
- Cambridge
- Nedlands
- Stirling
- Claremont

Perth on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Perth 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] +13.42 %/Y
[2001-2002] +6.99 %/Y
[2002-2003] +4.30 %/Y
[2003-2004] +8.53 %/Y
[2004-2005] +9.50 %/Y
[2005-2006] +9.28 %/Y
[2006-2007] +7.71 %/Y
[2007-2008] +9.13 %/Y
[2008-2009] +11.13 %/Y
[2009-2010] +4.35 %/Y
[2010-2011] +3.14 %/Y
[2011-2012] +7.70 %/Y
[2012-2013] +5.42 %/Y
[2013-2014] +3.87 %/Y
[2014-2015] +3.32 %/Y
[2015-2016] +3.00 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.72 %/Y


Population pyramid for Perth (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

143 
85+
 119

158 
80-84
 159

236 
75-79
 297

365 
70-74
 398

463 
65-69
 553

547 
60-64
 673

576 
55-59
 593

524 
50-54
 677

612 
45-49
 673

606 
40-44
 777

1 025 
35-39
 1 383

1 905 
30-34
 2 262

2 385 
25-29
 2 611

2 093 
20-24
 1 865

544 
15-19
 482

149 
10-14
 132

229 
5-9
 200

447 
0-4
 479


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.