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Population of Townsville

Last official estimated population of Townsville (as Statistical Area Level 4) was 235 683 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.95% of total Australian population and 4.722% of QLD population. Area of Townsville is 80 036.00 km², in this year population density was 2.94 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.59%/yr), Townsville population in 2020 would be 239 850. [0]


Townsville historical population from 1991 to 2017 [2]

See also:

Population of Australia
Queensland population
↳ nearby SA4 areas:
- Mackay - Isaac - Whitsunday
- Cairns
- Queensland - Outback
- Central Queensland
- Darling Downs - Maranoa

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] +0.93 %/Y
[1992-1993] +1.56 %/Y
[1993-1994] +0.91 %/Y
[1994-1995] +0.74 %/Y
[1995-1996] +0.76 %/Y
[1996-1997] +0.47 %/Y
[1997-1998] +0.71 %/Y
[1998-1999] +1.17 %/Y
[1999-2000] +1.41 %/Y
[2000-2001] +1.26 %/Y
[2001-2002] +1.50 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.34 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.42 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.99 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.00 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.19 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.59 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.31 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.67 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.73 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.56 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.15 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.85 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.33 %/Y
[2015-2016] +0.33 %/Y
[2016-2017] +0.59 %/Y


Population pyramid for Townsville (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 996 
85+
 1 261

2 063 
80-84
 1 657

3 041 
75-79
 2 780

4 111 
70-74
 4 182

5 255 
65-69
 5 543

6 256 
60-64
 6 135

7 269 
55-59
 7 315

7 452 
50-54
 7 155

7 961 
45-49
 7 662

7 613 
40-44
 7 475

7 650 
35-39
 7 087

8 156 
30-34
 8 078

8 562 
25-29
 8 954

9 119 
20-24
 10 113

7 867 
15-19
 8 556

7 598 
10-14
 7 923

7 934 
5-9
 8 212

7 456 
0-4
 8 236


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SA4 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.