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Population of Port Hedland

Last official estimated population of Port Hedland Town (as Local Government Area) was 14 963 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.06% of total Australian population and 0.577% of WA population. Area of Port Hedland is 18 417.10 km², in this year population density was 0.81 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.67%/yr), Port Hedland population in 2020 would be 14 664. [0]


Port Hedland historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Karratha
- Ashburton
- Broome
- Meekatharra
- Upper Gascoyne
- Exmouth
- East Pilbara
- Wiluna

Port Hedland on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Port Hedland 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] +0.66 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.48 %/Y
[2002-2003] +2.68 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.01 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.37 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.47 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.32 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.27 %/Y
[2008-2009] +3.61 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.88 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.67 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.23 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.63 %/Y
[2013-2014] -1.90 %/Y
[2014-2015] -1.67 %/Y
[2015-2016] -2.10 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.67 %/Y


Population pyramid for Port Hedland (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

22 
85+
 10

7 
80-84
 17

41 
75-79
 43

68 
70-74
 69

111 
65-69
 159

210 
60-64
 299

311 
55-59
 491

428 
50-54
 551

494 
45-49
 622

488 
40-44
 614

610 
35-39
 688

867 
30-34
 920

809 
25-29
 777

470 
20-24
 395

386 
15-19
 346

402 
10-14
 448

666 
5-9
 643

748 
0-4
 733


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.