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Population of Central Desert

Last official estimated population of Central Desert Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 4 174 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.02% of total Australian population and 1.692% of NT population. Area of Central Desert is 281 312.00 km², in this year population density was 0.01 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.22%/yr), Central Desert population in 2020 would be 4 201. [0]


Central Desert historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Alice Springs
- Barkly
- MacDonnell
- Anangu Pitjantjatjara
- Victoria Daly
- Mount Isa
- Halls Creek
- Roper Gulf

Central Desert on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Central Desert is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[2001-2002] -0.79 %/Y
[2002-2003] -1.47 %/Y
[2003-2004] -0.96 %/Y
[2004-2005] -0.79 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.87 %/Y
[2006-2007] -0.83 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.57 %/Y
[2008-2009] -0.73 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.53 %/Y
[2010-2011] -1.15 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.82 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.95 %/Y
[2013-2014] -1.08 %/Y
[2014-2015] -1.32 %/Y
[2015-2016] -2.21 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.22 %/Y


Population pyramid for Central Desert (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

14 
85+
 1

18 
80-84
 5

16 
75-79
 5

36 
70-74
 27

42 
65-69
 30

67 
60-64
 73

89 
55-59
 78

124 
50-54
 106

139 
45-49
 146

154 
40-44
 144

152 
35-39
 124

189 
30-34
 181

183 
25-29
 163

185 
20-24
 171

135 
15-19
 151

206 
10-14
 220

222 
5-9
 223

169 
0-4
 186


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.