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Population of Launceston

Last official estimated population of Launceston City (as Local Government Area) was 66 802 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.27% of total Australian population and 12.684% of TAS population. Area of Launceston is 1 413.60 km², in this year population density was 47.26 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.43%/yr), Launceston population in 2020 would be 67 661. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- George Town
- West Tamar
- Dorset
- Northern Midlands
- Break O`Day
- Latrobe (Tas.)
- Meander Valley
- Devonport

Launceston on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Launceston 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] -0.29 %/Y
[2001-2002] +0.23 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.92 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.89 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.70 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.13 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.79 %/Y
[2007-2008] +0.96 %/Y
[2008-2009] +0.78 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.62 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.43 %/Y
[2011-2012] -0.32 %/Y
[2012-2013] -0.33 %/Y
[2013-2014] -0.22 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.13 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.04 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.43 %/Y


Population pyramid for Launceston (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 104 
85+
 524

902 
80-84
 587

1 165 
75-79
 919

1 579 
70-74
 1 457

1 883 
65-69
 1 621

2 055 
60-64
 1 796

2 254 
55-59
 2 031

2 192 
50-54
 1 947

2 308 
45-49
 2 156

2 074 
40-44
 1 885

2 021 
35-39
 1 914

2 092 
30-34
 2 058

2 290 
25-29
 2 368

2 525 
20-24
 2 856

2 072 
15-19
 2 290

1 874 
10-14
 1 904

2 025 
5-9
 2 107

1 938 
0-4
 2 029


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.