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Population of Darwin

Last official estimated population of Darwin City (as Local Government Area) was 85 914 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.35% of total Australian population and 34.827% of NT population. Area of Darwin is 111.30 km², in this year population density was 771.91 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.69%/yr), Darwin population in 2020 would be 87 712. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Wagait
- Palmerston
- Belyuen
- Litchfield
- Coomalie
- Tiwi Islands
- Unincorporated NT
- West Daly

Darwin on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Darwin 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] +0.22 %/Y
[2001-2002] -0.50 %/Y
[2002-2003] -0.46 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.54 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.73 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.17 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.92 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.58 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.90 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.45 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.75 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.51 %/Y
[2012-2013] +3.18 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.12 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.52 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.14 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.69 %/Y


Population pyramid for Darwin (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

296 
85+
 211

311 
80-84
 278

644 
75-79
 703

928 
70-74
 1 121

1 480 
65-69
 1 818

2 011 
60-64
 2 118

2 347 
55-59
 2 661

2 624 
50-54
 2 748

2 861 
45-49
 3 035

2 936 
40-44
 3 108

3 536 
35-39
 3 627

4 427 
30-34
 4 650

4 671 
25-29
 4 627

2 662 
20-24
 3 034

2 182 
15-19
 2 367

2 249 
10-14
 2 396

2 586 
5-9
 2 715

2 956 
0-4
 2 990


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.