Last official estimated population of **Perth** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **2 000 767** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 8.08% of total Australian population.
Area of Perth is 3 531.90 km², in this year population density was **566.49** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.93%/yr), Perth population in 2020 would be 2 057 300.
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Click to enlarge. *Perth is located in the center of the images.*

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

[2001-2002] **+1.39** %/Y

[2002-2003] **+1.38** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+1.53** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+1.50** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+1.93** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+4.55** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+3.31** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+3.35** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+2.39** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+2.94** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+3.20** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+2.67** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+1.53** %/Y

[2014-2015] **+1.21** %/Y

[2015-2016] **+0.91** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+0.93** %/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.