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Population of Townsville

Last official estimated population of Townsville (as Statistical Area Level 3) was 193 040 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.78% of total Australian population and 3.868% of QLD population. Area of Townsville is 3 826.00 km², in this year population density was 50.45 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.86%/yr), Townsville population in 2020 would be 198 035. [0]


Townsville historical population from 1991 to 2017 [2]

See also:

Population of Australia
Queensland population
  ↳ Townsville
↳ nearby SA3 areas:
- Charters Towers - Ayr - Ingham
- Innisfail - Cassowary Coast
- Tablelands (East) - Kuranda
- Whitsunday
- Cairns - South

Townsville on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Townsville is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./km²] and population change [%/year] [2]

  View borders » (new window) [4]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1991-1992] +1.40 %/Y
[1992-1993] +2.34 %/Y
[1993-1994] +1.51 %/Y
[1994-1995] +1.28 %/Y
[1995-1996] +0.98 %/Y
[1996-1997] +0.83 %/Y
[1997-1998] +1.20 %/Y
[1998-1999] +1.87 %/Y
[1999-2000] +2.17 %/Y
[2000-2001] +1.90 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.18 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.96 %/Y
[2003-2004] +2.17 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.75 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.67 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.52 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.06 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.71 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.01 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.04 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.93 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.58 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.21 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.65 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.70 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.86 %/Y


Population pyramid for Townsville (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 316 
85+
 834

1 419 
80-84
 1 101

2 208 
75-79
 1 982

3 069 
70-74
 3 017

3 965 
65-69
 4 117

4 801 
60-64
 4 677

5 781 
55-59
 5 759

5 993 
50-54
 5 710

6 548 
45-49
 6 338

6 385 
40-44
 6 233

6 539 
35-39
 6 052

7 119 
30-34
 7 067

7 468 
25-29
 7 829

8 093 
20-24
 8 922

6 511 
15-19
 7 031

6 158 
10-14
 6 370

6 610 
5-9
 6 780

6 249 
0-4
 6 989


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SA3 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] Border coordinates are simplifyed using Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm.