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Population of Ballarat

Last official estimated population of Ballarat (as Significant Urban Area) was 103 581 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.42% of total Australian population. Area of Ballarat is 343.62 km², in this year population density was 301.44 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.87%/yr), Ballarat population in 2020 would be 109 506. [0]


Ballarat historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Australian population

↳ nearby SUA areas:
- Bacchus Marsh
- Melton
- Gisborne - Macedon
- Colac
- Geelong
- Bendigo

Ballarat on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Ballarat 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] +0.73 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.10 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.63 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.08 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.08 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.46 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.95 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.03 %/Y
[2009-2010] +2.19 %/Y
[2010-2011] +2.00 %/Y
[2011-2012] +1.60 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.69 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.60 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.57 %/Y
[2015-2016] +2.02 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.87 %/Y


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA 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.