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Population of Dorset

Last official estimated population of Dorset Municipality (as Local Government Area) was 6 704 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.03% of total Australian population and 1.273% of TAS population. Area of Dorset is 3 230.50 km², in this year population density was 2.08 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.3%/yr), Dorset population in 2020 would be 6 644. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Break O`Day
- Launceston
- George Town
- West Tamar
- Northern Midlands
- Flinders (Tas.)
- Latrobe (Tas.)
- Glamorgan-Spring Bay

Dorset on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Dorset 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] -0.04 %/Y
[2001-2002] -0.62 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.54 %/Y
[2003-2004] -0.48 %/Y
[2004-2005] -0.27 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.39 %/Y
[2006-2007] -0.23 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.33 %/Y
[2008-2009] -0.01 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.35 %/Y
[2010-2011] -0.26 %/Y
[2011-2012] -0.95 %/Y
[2012-2013] -1.13 %/Y
[2013-2014] -1.28 %/Y
[2014-2015] -1.50 %/Y
[2015-2016] -1.35 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.30 %/Y


Population pyramid for Dorset (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

117 
85+
 61

106 
80-84
 96

146 
75-79
 129

196 
70-74
 202

248 
65-69
 288

245 
60-64
 282

315 
55-59
 286

247 
50-54
 223

210 
45-49
 181

187 
40-44
 161

154 
35-39
 150

183 
30-34
 181

143 
25-29
 172

149 
20-24
 167

174 
15-19
 188

196 
10-14
 206

171 
5-9
 215

161 
0-4
 168


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.