Last official estimated population of **Emerald** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **13 944** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 0.06% of total Australian population.
Area of Emerald is 38.98 km², in this year population density was **357.70** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.56%/yr), Emerald population in 2022 would be 14 335.
[0]

↳ nearby SUA areas:

- Rockhampton

- Mackay

- Yeppoon

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Townsville

- Bundaberg

- Rockhampton

- Mackay

- Yeppoon

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Townsville

- Bundaberg

Click to enlarge. *Emerald is located in the center of the images.*

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

[2001-2002] **+3.77** %/Y

[2002-2003] **+0.57** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+3.00** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+3.07** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+3.17** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+3.61** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+3.57** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+3.42** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+2.49** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+2.48** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+1.21** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+0.98** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+0.29** %/Y

[2014-2015] **-0.16** %/Y

[2015-2016] **-0.60** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+0.56** %/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.