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Population of Geelong

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 2020 would be 283 092. [0]


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

Australian population

↳ nearby SUA areas:
- Melton
- Melbourne
- Bacchus Marsh
- Gisborne - Macedon
- Ballarat
- Colac

Geelong on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Geelong 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] +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


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.