Last official estimated population of **Geelong** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **261 208** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 1.05% of total Australian population.
Area of Geelong is 1 329.01 km², in this year population density was **196.54** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.72%/yr), Geelong population in 2023 would be 306 809.
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Click to enlarge. *Geelong is located in the center of the images.*

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] ^{[2]}

[2001-2002] **+1.08** %/Y

[2002-2003] **+0.88** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+0.95** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+1.01** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+1.28** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+25.25** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+1.54** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+1.63** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+1.66** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+1.67** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+1.72** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+2.01** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+2.07** %/Y

[2014-2015] **+2.38** %/Y

[2015-2016] **+2.88** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+2.72** %/Y

[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.