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Population of Palmerston

Last official estimated population of Palmerston City (as Local Government Area) was 36 933 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.15% of total Australian population and 14.972% of NT population. Area of Palmerston is 52.70 km², in this year population density was 700.82 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.65%/yr), Palmerston population in 2020 would be 39 953. [0]


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

Population for other LGA areas

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

Palmerston on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Palmerston 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] +11.24 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.76 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.62 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.42 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.76 %/Y
[2005-2006] +4.17 %/Y
[2006-2007] +4.20 %/Y
[2007-2008] +5.21 %/Y
[2008-2009] +3.81 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.89 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.71 %/Y
[2011-2012] +4.21 %/Y
[2012-2013] +6.01 %/Y
[2013-2014] +4.74 %/Y
[2014-2015] +3.60 %/Y
[2015-2016] +2.14 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.65 %/Y


Population pyramid for Palmerston (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

43 
85+
 52

71 
80-84
 66

151 
75-79
 121

210 
70-74
 219

385 
65-69
 375

553 
60-64
 655

847 
55-59
 807

930 
50-54
 1 014

1 147 
45-49
 1 221

1 309 
40-44
 1 389

1 601 
35-39
 1 563

1 967 
30-34
 1 944

1 871 
25-29
 1 885

1 383 
20-24
 1 507

1 069 
15-19
 1 078

1 284 
10-14
 1 261

1 520 
5-9
 1 644

1 828 
0-4
 1 963


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.