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Population of West Coast

Last official estimated population of West Coast Municipality (as Local Government Area) was 4 162 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.02% of total Australian population and 0.79% of TAS population. Area of West Coast is 9 583.50 km², in this year population density was 0.43 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-1.14%/yr), West Coast population in 2020 would be 4 021. [0]


West Coast historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Derwent Valley
- Central Highlands (Tas.)
- Waratah-Wynyard
- Kentish
- Burnie
- Central Coast (Tas.)
- Meander Valley
- Huon Valley

West Coast on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. West Coast 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] -2.58 %/Y
[2001-2002] -2.03 %/Y
[2002-2003] -2.14 %/Y
[2003-2004] -0.94 %/Y
[2004-2005] -0.89 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.31 %/Y
[2006-2007] -1.38 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.12 %/Y
[2008-2009] -0.85 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.96 %/Y
[2010-2011] -3.32 %/Y
[2011-2012] -2.86 %/Y
[2012-2013] -3.73 %/Y
[2013-2014] -3.96 %/Y
[2014-2015] -2.12 %/Y
[2015-2016] -2.07 %/Y
[2016-2017] -1.14 %/Y


Population pyramid for West Coast (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

19 
85+
 9

46 
80-84
 36

64 
75-79
 80

97 
70-74
 113

99 
65-69
 144

134 
60-64
 179

174 
55-59
 178

160 
50-54
 175

141 
45-49
 178

100 
40-44
 120

124 
35-39
 124

126 
30-34
 113

148 
25-29
 154

89 
20-24
 73

92 
15-19
 95

113 
10-14
 127

146 
5-9
 155

115 
0-4
 122


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.