Australia

Census Results


1881-04-03 2,250,194
1891-04-05 3,174,392
1901-03-31 3,773,801
1911-04-02 4,455,005
1921-04-04 5,435,734
1933-06-30 6,629,839
1947-06-30 7,579,358
1954-06-30 8,986,530
1961-06-30 10,508,186
1966-06-30 11,550,462
1971-06-30 12,755,638
1976-06-30 13,548,448
1981-06-30 14,576,328
1986-06-30 15,602,156
1991-06-30 16,847,310
1996-08-09 17,892,423
2001-08-07 18,769,249
2006-08-08 19,855,288
2011-08-09 21,507,717

General Information


Official name Australia
Official name [native] Australia «English»
Capital Canberra
Capital [native] Canberra «English»
Region Australia and New Zealand
ISO code AU
Statistical agency Australian Bureau of Statistics

Name in Chinese 澳大利亚
Name in Arabic أستراليا
Name in Spanish Australia
Name in Russian Австралия
Name in French l'Australie

Administrative units

codestatecapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2003-06-30
estimate
population
2011-08-09
census
population
2013-06-30
estimate
1New South WalesSydney800,808.76,620,7156,917,6567,410,399
2VictoriaMelbourne227,495.74,873,8095,354,0405,739,341
3QueenslandBrisbane1,729,958.03,743,1214,332,7374,656,803
4South AustraliaAdelaide984,179.31,520,3991,596,5701,670,827
5Western AustraliaPerth2,526,574.21,952,7412,239,1712,519,321
6TasmaniaHobart68,018.2478,534495,351513,159
7Northern TerritoryDarwin1,348,198.7201,725211,943240,759
8Australia Capital TerritoryCanberra2,358.0327,357357,218381,488
9Other Territories-217.72,3363,0323,184
 total 7,702,490.619,413,24021,507,71723,135,281
source: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
note: (A) = Area; (C) = City; (S) = Shire; (T) = ; (M) = Municipality; (R) = Region.

Expanded administrative units

codestate
local government area
capital
council seat
area (sq.km.)population
2003-06-30
estimate
population
2011-08-09
census
population
2013-06-30
estimate
1New South WalesSydney800,808.76,620,7156,917,6567,410,399
10050Albury, City ofAlbury305.946,18047,81050,243
10110Armidale Dumaresq ShireArmidale4,230.824,34624,10525,343
10150Ashfield, Municipality ofAshfield8.340,50141,21444,175
10200Auburn, City ofAuburn32.561,40673,73883,367
10250Ballina ShireBallina484.738,87039,27441,335
10300Balranald ShireBalranald21,693.12,6612,2832,371
10350Bankstown, City ofBankstown76.8171,975182,352196,974
10470Bathurst Regional CouncilBathurst3,816.436,08438,51941,051
10550Bega Valley ShireBega6,279.031,05631,95033,313
10600Bellingen ShireBellingen1,600.412,70512,51812,854
10650Berrigan ShireBerrigan2,065.98,0358,0668,365
10750Blacktown, City ofBlacktown240.1268,806301,099325,185
10800Bland ShireWest Wyalong8,557.76,4535,8656,010
10850Blayney ShireBlayney1,524.96,5626,9857,330
10900Blue Mountains, City ofKatoomba1,431.276,65175,94279,225
10950Bogan ShireNyngan14,600.53,0522,9003,037
11000Bombala ShireBombala3,946.62,5902,4092,401
11050Boorowa ShireBoorowa2,578.02,3992,3992,558
11100Botany Bay, City ofMascot21.737,22839,35643,292
11150Bourke ShireBourke41,604.53,6422,8682,996
11200Brewarrina ShireBrewarrina19,165.22,0781,7661,940
11250Broken Hill, City ofBroken Hill170.320,40318,51719,048
11300Burwood CouncilBurwood7.130,98032,42335,298
11350Byron ShireMullumbimby565.929,95229,20931,612
11400Cabonne ShireMolong6,023.912,48212,82113,695
11450Camden CouncilCamden201.348,44156,72063,248
11500Campbelltown, City ofCampbelltown312.1148,743145,967154,538
11520Canada Bay, City ofDrummoyne19.964,06075,76384,906
11550Canterbury, City ofCampsie33.6134,341137,454148,853
11600Carrathool ShireGoolgow18,932.53,1432,5872,792
11700Central Darling ShireWilcannia53,493.82,2181,9912,070
11720Cessnock, City ofCessnock1,965.447,18150,84054,313
11730Clarence Valley CouncilGrafton10,428.848,50949,66551,043
11750Cobar ShireCobar45,571.05,0824,7105,024
11800Coffs Harbour, City ofCoffs Harbour1,173.764,57468,41371,798
11860Conargo ShireConargo8,737.91,7691,5401,543
12000Coolamon ShireCoolamon2,430.94,0724,0994,276
12050Cooma-Monaro ShireCooma5,184.59,7849,77210,073
12150Coonamble ShireCoonamble9,915.94,5784,0304,279
12200Cootamundra ShireCootamundra1,523.87,5297,3347,625
12300Corowa Shire ShireCorowa2,329.310,81911,00011,410
12350Cowra ShireCowra2,808.712,84912,14712,551
12500Deniliquin CouncilDeniliquin143.28,0297,1207,376
12600Dubbo, City ofDubbo3,425.738,50638,80540,975
12700Dungog ShireDungog2,250.08,3128,3188,884
12750Eurobodalla ShireMoruya3,428.234,85535,74137,234
12850Fairfield, City ofWakeley101.5186,489187,766201,427
12900Forbes ShireForbes4,718.19,9079,1709,664
12950Gilgandra ShireGilgandra4,832.04,7064,3684,488
13010Glen Innes Severn CouncilGlen Innes5,480.48,8708,6568,905
13050Gloucester ShireGloucester2,950.24,8664,8774,974
13100Gosford, City ofGosford941.1160,737162,440170,752
13310Goulburn Mulwaree CouncilGoulburn3,220.026,57627,48129,230
13320Great Lakes CouncilForster3,373.332,89034,43036,312
13340Greater Hume ShireHolbrook5,749.310,1899,81510,176
13380Greater Taree, City ofTaree3,729.145,25846,54148,846
13450Griffith, City ofGriffith1,639.924,27724,36425,425
13500Gundagai ShireGundagai2,457.13,7633,6623,747
13550Gunnedah ShireGunnedah4,987.412,03612,06612,688
13650Guyra ShireGuyra4,389.64,3934,3974,645
13660Gwydir ShireBingara9,262.45,5734,9655,104
13700Harden ShireHarden1,868.33,7203,5843,762
13800Hawkesbury, City ofWindsor2,774.662,53062,35365,114
13850Hay ShireHay11,326.03,5822,9562,962
13950Holroyd, City ofMerrylands40.289,41399,163108,889
14000Hornsby ShireHornsby462.1154,504156,847166,855
14100Hunter's Hill, Municipality ofHunters Hill5.713,51213,21514,491
14150Hurstville, City ofHurstville22.774,56478,85584,859
14200Inverell ShireInverell8,594.915,72316,07516,727
14250Jerilderie ShireJerilderie3,373.11,8041,4961,504
14300Junee ShireJunee2,030.05,8615,8786,227
14350Kempsey ShireKempsey3,375.727,46628,13429,361
14400Kiama, Municipality ofKiama257.719,83619,98621,047
14450Kogarah, City ofKogarah15.652,61955,80660,411
14500Ku-ring-gai CouncilGordon85.4106,559109,297119,027
14550Kyogle CouncilKyogle3,584.09,5909,2289,538
14600Lachlan ShireCondobolin14,965.47,2336,4766,748
14650Lake Macquarie, City ofSpeers Point648.0188,171189,006200,796
14700Lane Cove, Municipality ofLane Cove10.531,69531,51033,996
14750Leeton ShireLeeton1,167.011,75511,03711,539
14800Leichhardt, Municipality ofLeichhardt10.650,66152,19857,266
14850Lismore, City ofGoonellabah1,287.842,68142,76644,637
14870Lithgow, City ofLithgow4,511.920,41820,16021,118
14900Liverpool, City ofLiverpool305.4163,835180,143195,355
14920Liverpool Plains ShireQuirindi5,082.37,8597,4807,763
14950Lockhart ShireLockhart2,895.93,4042,9983,021
15050Maitland, City ofMaitland391.559,16767,47873,447
15150Manly CouncilManly14.438,57539,74744,232
15200Marrickville CouncilPetersham16.574,96576,50082,523
15270Mid-Western Regional CouncilMudgee8,752.821,86222,31823,843
15300Moree Plains ShireMoree17,906.015,45713,42914,250
15350Mosman, Municipality ofMosman8.727,68027,45329,983
15500Murray ShireMathoura4,344.56,2716,9577,418
15550Murrumbidgee ShireDarlington Point3,506.72,5982,2612,503
15650Muswellbrook ShireMuswellbrook3,405.015,40215,79116,851
15700Nambucca ShireMacksville1,491.417,84918,64419,529
15750Narrabri ShireNarrabri13,014.114,05012,92513,685
15800Narrandera ShireNarrandera4,116.26,4335,9026,030
15850Narromine ShireNarromine5,260.46,8636,5856,872
15900Newcastle, City ofNewcastle186.8143,613148,535158,553
15950North Sydney CouncilNorth Sydney10.559,58362,28969,248
16100Oberon ShireOberon3,626.95,2435,0405,270
16150Orange, City ofOrange283.936,72138,05740,869
16180Palerang CouncilBungendore5,146.811,52914,35215,306
16200Parkes ShireParkes5,954.914,80714,59215,087
16250Parramatta, City ofParramatta61.4147,310166,858184,622
16350Penrith, City ofPenrith404.6176,610178,467190,428
16370Pittwater CouncilMona Vale90.355,83757,15562,070
16380Port Macquarie-Hastings CouncilPort Macquarie3,683.067,96072,69676,563
16400Port Stephens CouncilRaymond Terrace858.560,41064,80768,935
16470Queanbeyan, City ofQueanbeyan172.435,61337,99140,568
16550Randwick, City ofRandwick36.3124,252128,989142,310
16610Richmond Valley CouncilCasino3,047.421,21322,03722,749
16650Rockdale, City ofRockdale28.293,37097,340106,712
16700Ryde, City ofRyde40.598,929103,038112,545
16900Shellharbour, City ofShellharbour147.460,81563,60567,797
16950Shoalhaven, City ofNowra4,567.088,86192,81297,694
17000Singleton CouncilSingleton4,892.821,67122,69423,751
17050Snowy River ShireBerridale6,030.47,3367,5088,087
17100Strathfield, Municipality ofStrathfield13.930,25635,18838,358
17150Sutherland ShireSutherland333.6212,719210,863223,192
17200Sydney, City ofSydney26.7145,079169,505191,918
17310Tamworth Regional CouncilTamworth9,884.254,01656,29259,743
17350Temora ShireTemora2,802.06,1235,7765,995
17400Tenterfield ShireTenterfield7,322.36,7096,8116,973
17420The Hills ShireCastle Hill400.5154,342169,872183,563
17450Tumbarumba (A)Tumbarumba4,392.53,6683,3583,521
17500Tumut ShireTumut4,566.611,38410,93411,316
17550Tweed ShireMurwillumbah1,307.477,86885,10590,114
17620Upper Hunter ShireScone8,096.113,33513,75414,650
17640Upper Lachlan ShireCrookwell7,127.57,1957,1937,586
17650Uralla ShireUralla3,226.55,9126,0346,370
17700Urana ShireUrana3,356.01,3651,1591,157
17750Wagga Wagga, City ofWagga Wagga4,825.956,89759,45862,149
17800Wakool ShireMoulamein7,520.54,6953,9623,979
17850Walcha ShireWalcha6,261.33,2573,0213,087
17900Walgett ShireWalgett22,308.57,8006,4546,785
17950Warren ShireWarren10,753.83,1112,7582,910
18000Warringah CouncilDee Why149.4135,796140,741152,636
18020Warrumbungle Shire (A)Coonabarabran12,371.110,4469,5889,778
18050Waverley CouncilBondi Junction9.262,77863,48770,706
18100Weddin ShireGrenfell3,408.63,7683,6653,711
18150Wellington CouncilWellington4,110.18,5548,4938,955
18200Wentworth ShireWentworth26,256.77,0096,6096,832
18250Willoughby, City ofChatswood22.463,38967,35673,155
18350Wingecarribee ShireMoss Vale2,688.443,25744,39547,054
18400Wollondilly ShirePicton2,555.939,21543,25946,295
18450Wollongong, City ofWollongong683.9190,475192,418205,231
18500Woollahra, Municipality ofDouble Bay12.352,99852,15857,677
18550Wyong ShireWyong739.8138,582149,746157,358
18710Yass Valley CouncilYass3,998.112,77215,02016,270
18750Young ShireYoung2,692.711,91212,23612,699
19399-Unincorporated NSW 93,213.51,1621,1691,121
2VictoriaMelbourne227,495.74,873,8095,354,0405,739,341
20110Alpine ShireBright4,788.212,58111,88112,044
20260Ararat, Rural City ofArarat4,211.411,53611,18311,207
20570Ballarat, City ofBallarat739.084,19093,50198,684
20660Banyule, City ofIvanhoe62.5117,313118,306124,475
20740Bass Coast ShireWonthaggi864.826,22429,61431,010
20830Baw Baw, Shire ofWarragul4,031.336,28342,86445,205
20910Bayside, City ofSandringham37.289,08891,81498,368
21010Benalla, Rural City ofBenalla2,352.613,87813,64713,719
21110Boroondara, City ofCamberwell60.2157,298159,184170,553
21180Brimbank, City ofSunshine123.4169,424182,735195,469
21270Buloke, Shire ofWycheproof8,000.47,1026,3846,221
21370Campaspe, Shire ofEchuca4,518.936,45736,36536,919
21450Cardinia, Shire ofPakenham1,281.750,03874,17684,065
21610Casey, City ofNarre Warren409.4198,652252,382275,116
21670Central Goldfields, Shire ofMaryborough1,532.812,73212,49612,602
21750Colac Otway ShireColac3,437.520,69720,34520,694
21830Corangamite ShireCamperdown4,407.617,02716,37616,137
21890Darebin, City ofPreston53.5127,711136,474146,797
22110East Gippsland, Shire ofBairnsdale20,941.539,32942,19643,413
22170Frankston, City ofFrankston129.6115,483126,458133,560
22250Gannawarra, Shire ofKerang3,735.311,66110,36610,326
22310Glen Eira, City ofCaulfield North38.7123,816131,013141,519
22410Glenelg, Shire ofPortland6,218.320,03919,57519,521
22490Golden Plains ShireBannockburn2,703.415,47718,77020,151
22620Greater Bendigo, City ofBendigo3,000.091,513100,617105,332
22670Greater Dandenong, City ofDandenong129.6127,060135,605146,727
22750Greater Geelong, City ofGeelong1,247.9196,973210,875221,515
22830Greater Shepparton, City ofShepparton2,422.058,37960,44962,784
22910Hepburn, Shire ofDaylesford1,473.014,11414,36714,843
22980Hindmarsh, Shire ofNhill7,524.26,3615,7985,695
23110Hobsons Bay, City ofAltona64.283,10783,86389,111
23190Horsham, Rural City ofHorsham4,267.118,34019,27919,687
23270Hume, City ofBroadmeadows503.8140,995167,562183,263
23350Indigo, Shire ofBeechworth2,040.114,71015,17815,372
23430Kingston, City ofCheltenham91.4135,191142,425151,686
23670Knox, City ofWantirna South113.8149,038149,300154,909
23810Latrobe, City ofMorwell1,425.869,63372,39673,846
23940Loddon, Shire ofWedderburn6,696.48,2847,4597,443
24130Macedon Ranges, Shire ofKyneton1,748.337,94241,86044,098
24210Manningham, City ofDoncaster113.4113,434111,300117,537
24250Mansfield, Shire ofMansfield3,843.96,8077,8938,185
24330Maribyrnong, City ofFootscray31.262,51671,63579,302
24410Maroondah, City ofRIngwood East61.4100,177103,839109,575
24600Melbourne, City ofMelbourne37.465,95493,625116,447
24650Melton, Shire ofMelton527.663,837109,259122,909
24780Mildura, Rural City ofMildura22,082.549,53450,97952,685
24850Mitchell, Shire ofBroadford2,862.429,15834,63737,366
24900Moira, Shire ofCobram4,046.626,58328,12428,675
24970Monash, City ofGlen Waverley81.5162,824169,280182,485
25060Moonee Valley, City ofMoonee Ponds43.1104,629107,443115,097
25150Moorabool, Shire ofBallan2,110.625,19728,12430,320
25250Moreland, City ofCoburg51.0136,630147,241160,029
25340Mornington Peninsula, Shire ofRosebud724.1135,620144,608152,260
25430Mount Alexander, Shire ofCastlemaine1,529.617,15317,59117,994
25490Moyne, Shire ofPort Fairy5,481.715,60515,95516,277
25620Murrindindi, Shire ofAlexandra3,879.413,39513,05813,494
25710Nillumbik, Shire ofEltham432.360,45260,34262,724
25810Northern Grampians, Shire ofStawell5,728.012,61611,84511,799
25900Port Phillip, City ofSt Kilda20.784,17091,372102,501
25990Pyrenees ShireBeaufort3,434.66,5516,6696,770
26080Queenscliffe, Borough ofQueenscliff8.63,1583,0003,058
26170South Gippsland, Shire ofLeongatha3,297.425,91027,20827,930
26260Southern Grampians, Shire ofHamilton6,655.416,88016,35916,145
26350Stonnington, City ofMalvern25.791,03493,145103,187
26430Strathbogie, Shire ofEuroa3,303.39,5649,4869,706
26490Surf Coast ShireTorquay1,552.921,29225,87028,282
26610Swan Hill, Rural City ofSwan Hill6,115.321,06420,44920,867
26670Towong, Shire ofTallangatta6,675.06,1485,8915,889
26700Wangaratta, Rural City ofWangaratta3,644.826,37826,81527,197
26730Warrnambool, City ofWarrnambool120.929,99832,02933,300
26810Wellington, Shire ofSale10,817.440,53341,44042,319
26890West Wimmera, Shire ofEdenhope9,108.44,7074,2514,089
26980Whitehorse, City ofBox Hill64.3146,036151,334161,724
27070Whittlesea, City ofSouth Morang489.7122,215154,880179,261
27170Wodonga, Rural City ofWodonga432.732,99535,51937,345
27260Wyndham, City ofWerribee542.195,776161,575189,618
27350Yarra, City ofRichmond19.570,11574,09083,593
27450Yarra Ranges, Shire ofLilydale2,465.7142,928144,541149,538
27630Yarriambiack, Shire ofWarracknabeal7,325.87,9827,0887,018
29399-Unincorporated Victoria 281.4578804758
3QueenslandBrisbane1,729,958.03,743,1214,332,7374,656,803
30250Aurukun, Shire ofAurukun7,347.21,1001,2941,401
30300Balonne, Shire ofSt. George31,106.25,1744,7204,886
30370Banana, Shire ofBiloela28,546.315,13614,45615,200
30410Barcaldine RegionBarcaldine53,520.73,3883,2153,361
30450Barcoo, Shire ofJundah61,825.0408350364
30760Blackall Tambo RegionBlackall30,389.02,2182,2002,319
30900Boulia, Shire ofBoulia60,955.8502480496
31000Brisbane, City ofBrisbane1,338.1930,5351,041,8391,131,191
31750Bulloo, Shire ofThargomindah73,762.8429403408
31820Bundaberg RegionBundaberg6,435.679,55989,81093,976
31900Burdekin, Shire ofAyr5,043.417,84617,36417,888
31950Burke, Shire ofBurketown40,039.2501514556
32070Cairns RegionCairns4,115.1130,808156,169168,618
32250Carpentaria, Shire ofNormanton64,124.92,2422,0532,225
32260Cassowary Coast RegionInnisfail4,685.029,43827,66828,694
32270Central Highlands RegionEmerald59,834.925,54028,71531,289
32310Charters Towers RegionCharters Towers68,373.611,93912,16912,491
32330Cherbourg, Aboriginal Shire ofCherbourg31.61,1971,2251,286
32450Cloncurry, Shire ofCloncurry47,983.13,5523,2293,413
32500Cook, Shire ofCooktown105,781.53,6114,1524,393
32600Croydon, Shire ofCroydon29,487.1274312322
32750Diamantina, Shire ofBedourie94,666.9301283292
32770Doomadgee, Aboriginal Shire ofDoomadgee1,835.21,1541,2891,382
33100Etheridge, Shire ofGeorgetown39,201.0941893918
33200Flinders, Shire ofHughenden41,192.72,0171,7911,828
33220Fraser Coast RegionHervey Bay7,102.577,04895,312100,297
33360Gladstone RegionGladstone10,465.847,86057,89163,955
33430Gold Coast CitySurfers Paradise1,331.7410,545494,501537,844
33610Goondiwindi RegionGoondiwindi19,255.510,32610,62811,032
33620Gympie RegionGympie6,884.539,38945,74948,145
33800Hinchinbrook, Shire ofIngham2,801.412,00411,56811,700
33830Hope Vale Aboriginal ShireHope Vale1,104.88509841,080
33960Ipswich, City ofIpswich1,088.5128,646166,904183,105
33980Isaac RegionClermont58,719.919,05022,58824,275
34420Kowanyama, Aboriginal Shire ofKowanyama2,543.21,0161,0311,115
34570Lockhart River ShireLockhart River3,578.1607483529
34580Lockyer Valley RegionGatton2,268.729,07834,95437,652
34590Logan CityLogan Central958.1244,076278,050300,667
34710Longreach RegionLongreach40,571.74,4474,1894,244
34770Mackay RegionMackay7,601.293,642112,798121,909
34800McKinlay, Shire ofJulia Creek40,733.79931,0501,085
34830Mapoon Aboriginal ShireMapoon548.0224266288
34860Maranoa RegionRoma58,711.412,43613,07613,800
35010Moreton Bay RegionStrathpine2,033.3302,027378,045408,914
35250Mornington, Shire ofGununa1,244.21,0461,1421,214
35300Mount Isa, City ofMount Isa43,188.019,99721,23722,779
35600Murweh, Shire ofCharleville40,698.54,8484,6194,736
35670Napranum Aboriginal ShireNapranum1,997.9819855926
35760North Burnett RegionGayndah19,666.810,41510,14310,360
35780Northern Peninsula Area RegionBamaga1,056.92,0692,2982,560
35790Palm Island, Aboriginal Shire ofPalm Island70.62,2022,3362,590
35800Paroo, Shire ofCunnamulla47,616.42,1061,8571,903
36070Pormpuraaw, Aboriginal Shire ofPormpuraaw4,428.8622662727
36150Quilpie, Shire ofQuilpie67,423.31,045976983
36250Redland CityCleveland536.3122,994138,666147,437
36300Richmond, Shire ofRichmond26,580.21,062827845
36360Rockhampton RegionRockhampton18,311.798,779109,336118,043
36510Scenic Rim RegionBeaudesert4,248.131,93036,45638,399
36580Somerset RegionEsk5,373.318,36121,63923,287
36630South Burnett RegionKingaroy8,381.728,25131,02832,641
36660Southern Downs RegionWarwick7,111.731,59333,88335,559
36710Sunshine Coast RegionNambour3,120.7260,994306,909330,498
36810Tablelands RegionMalanda64,793.840,80943,72746,175
36910Toowoomba RegionToowoomba12,957.7138,528151,189160,251
36950Torres, Shire ofThursday Island882.73,5443,2563,603
36960Torres Strait Island RegionThursday Island489.24,3874,2484,567
37010Townsville, City ofTownsville3,727.4147,964174,462189,238
37300Weipa TownWeipa10.82,3673,3343,795
37310Western Downs RegionDalby37,938.528,63631,59033,494
37340Whitsunday RegionBowen23,804.428,49131,42634,016
37400Winton, Shire ofWinton53,814.41,5431,3361,382
37550Woorabinda, Aboriginal Shire ofWoorabinda390.3966945996
37570Wujal Wujal Aboriginal ShireWujal Wujal11.2356270285
37600Yarrabah, Aboriginal Shire ofYarrabah158.82,3232,4092,681
4South AustraliaAdelaide984,179.31,520,3991,596,5701,670,827
40070Adelaide, City ofAdelaide15.614,53319,63922,200
40120Adelaide Hills CouncilWoodside794.538,82938,62839,832
40220Alexandrina CouncilGoolwa1,827.319,29723,69924,824
40250Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (AC)Umuwa102,320.52,5432,4392,734
40310Barossa CouncilAngaston893.619,92022,16922,808
40430Barunga West, District Council ofPort Broughton1,590.42,5962,4562,452
40520Berri Barmera CouncilBerri516.811,22610,58310,611
40700Burnside, City ofTusmore27.542,73042,19244,500
40910Campbelltown, City ofRostrevor24.446,80148,16250,893
41010Ceduna, District Council ofCeduna5,420.13,6653,4803,670
41060Charles Sturt, City ofWoodville54.8102,776104,981111,236
41140Clare and Gilbert Valleys, District Council ofClare1,892.58,3358,7498,994
41190Cleve, District Council ofCleve4,505.51,9171,7331,751
41330Coober Pedy, District Council ofCoober Pedy77.72,2201,6951,787
41560Copper Coast, District Council of theKadina772.911,14412,94913,687
41750Elliston, District Council ofElliston6,738.51,1701,0461,068
41830Flinders Ranges CouncilQuorn4,126.41,7851,7021,649
41960Franklin Harbour, District Council ofCowell3,268.91,2991,2731,297
42030Gawler, Town ofGawler41.118,59320,53621,590
42110Goyder, Regional Council ofBurra6,716.04,2614,1624,239
42250Grant, District Council ofMount Gambier1,898.07,5127,8558,012
42600Holdfast Bay, City ofBrighton13.833,65334,60536,763
42750Kangaroo Island CouncilKingscote4,400.74,3034,4174,553
43080Karoonda East Murray, District Council ofKaroonda4,415.81,2331,0331,016
43220Kimba, District Council ofKimba3,984.01,2001,0881,103
43360Kingston District CouncilKingston SE3,339.82,3542,2792,407
43650Light Regional CouncilKapunda1,276.811,49113,78314,459
43710Lower Eyre Peninsula, District Council ofCummins4,721.24,2814,9164,997
43790Loxton Waikerie, District Council ofLoxton7,999.312,15311,28711,454
43920Mallala, District Council ofMallala932.47,7108,3438,611
44000Maralinga Tjarutja (AC)Ceduna102,737.81297375
44060Marion, City ofSturt55.679,25082,99187,574
44210Mid Murray CouncilMannum6,271.48,3378,1368,281
44340Mitcham, City ofTorrens Park75.662,80162,89865,720
44550Mount Barker, District Council ofMount Barker594.725,14029,76731,325
44620Mount Gambier, City ofMount Gambier33.924,09625,24726,092
44830Mount Remarkable, District Council ofMelrose3,422.82,9372,8732,785
45040Murray Bridge, Rural City ofMurray Bridge1,831.817,42719,74220,579
45090Naracoorte Lucindale CouncilNaracoorte4,520.18,3148,1168,441
45120Northern Areas CouncilJamestown2,986.24,7704,5044,508
45290Norwood Payneham & St Peters, City ofNorwood15.134,12534,88736,868
45340Onkaparinga, City ofNoarlunga Centre518.1150,926159,576166,435
45400Orroroo Carrieton, District Council ofOrroroo3,321.81,009875860
45540Peterborough, District Council ofPeterborough3,020.02,0101,7311,785
45680Playford, City ofElizabeth344.969,31179,11585,069
45890Port Adelaide Enfield, City ofPort Adelaide91.8103,051112,815120,427
46090Port Augusta, City ofPort Augusta1,152.113,99813,98514,605
46300Port Lincoln, City ofPort Lincoln30.413,99214,08614,732
46450Port Pirie Regional CouncilPort Pirie1,760.717,53617,33317,625
46510Prospect, City ofProspect7.819,47219,95521,133
46670Renmark Paringa CouncilRenmark915.99,6749,2459,346
46860Robe, District Council ofRobe1,091.61,3861,3981,387
46970Roxby Downs, Municipal Council ofRoxby Downs109.93,9304,7025,031
47140Salisbury, City ofSalisbury158.0116,172129,109135,922
47290Southern Mallee District CouncilPinnaroo5,702.22,2292,1002,076
47490Streaky Bay, District Council ofStreaky Bay6,247.02,0022,1022,245
47630Tatiara District CouncilBordertown6,527.27,1156,5566,695
47700Tea Tree Gully, City ofModbury95.299,12695,46798,378
47800The Coorong District CouncilTailem Bend8,832.45,8805,5255,586
47910Tumby Bay, District Council ofTumby Bay2,669.12,5922,5862,706
47980Unley, City ofUnley14.336,66836,84038,695
48050Victor Harbor, City ofVictor Harbor384.611,66413,84114,639
48130Wakefield Regional CouncilBalaklava3,468.56,5526,6626,826
48260Walkerville, Town ofGilberton3.57,0617,0007,368
48340Wattle Range CouncilMillicent3,926.312,24211,62411,669
48410West Torrens, City ofHilton37.052,56454,96258,158
48540Whyalla, City ofWhyalla1,032.421,97022,08822,562
48640Wudinna District CouncilWudinna5,393.91,4171,2531,283
48750Yankalilla, District Council ofYankalilla751.33,9594,3974,556
48830Yorke Peninsula, District Council ofMaitland5,899.611,51911,02411,119
49399Unincorporated SA 623,520.34,5164,4374,464
5Western AustraliaPerth2,526,574.21,952,7412,239,1712,519,321
50080Albany, City ofAlbany4,309.932,02033,65036,262
50210Armadale, City ofArmadale559.952,04962,29673,725
50250Ashburton, Shire ofTom Price100,959.36,46710,00110,959
50280Augusta-Margaret River, Shire ofMargaret River2,122.410,63911,76113,168
50350Bassendean, Town ofBassendean10.314,03014,40415,923
50420Bayswater, City ofMorley32.857,02361,26269,493
50490Belmont, City ofCloverdale39.730,35835,20940,083
50560Beverley, Shire ofBeverley2,370.51,6181,5671,566
50630Boddington, Shire ofBoddington1,899.41,3732,2262,471
50770Boyup Brook, Shire ofBoyup Brook2,826.51,6221,5881,738
50840Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Shire ofBridgetown1,339.44,1754,3194,513
50910Brookton, Shire ofBrookton1,601.21,040934992
50980Broome, Shire ofBroome54,631.813,83714,99717,251
51080Broomehill-Tambellup, Shire ofTambellup2,609.11,2371,1391,167
51120Bruce Rock, Shire ofBruce Rock2,724.71,097974996
51190Bunbury, City ofBunbury65.230,38231,34833,623
51260Busselton, Shire ofBusselton1,454.024,26530,33034,290
51310Cambridge, Town ofFloreat22.024,66024,96527,997
51330Canning, City ofCannington64.979,18685,51496,356
51400Capel, Shire ofCapel557.88,00514,63816,447
51470Carnamah, Shire ofCarnamah2,873.0797546550
51540Carnarvon, Shire ofCarnarvon46,562.26,5715,7876,139
51610Chapman Valley, Shire ofNabawa3,982.68911,1741,214
51680Chittering, Shire ofBindoon1,219.93,1384,4274,996
51750Claremont, Town ofClaremont5.09,2479,28010,359
51820Cockburn, City ofSpearwood167.972,20789,683103,351
51890Collie, Shire ofCollie1,710.09,2069,1279,692
51960Coolgardie, Shire ofCoolgardie30,353.94,2213,9994,324
52030Coorow, Shire ofCoorow4,188.81,3891,0671,085
52100Corrigin, Shire ofCorrigin2,680.61,2641,0631,099
52170Cottesloe, Town ofCottesloe3.97,5237,6058,572
52240Cranbrook, Shire ofCranbrook3,277.51,1021,0791,101
52310Cuballing, Shire ofCuballing1,195.0754870878
52380Cue, Shire ofCue13,584.9376272298
52450Cunderdin, Shire ofCunderdin1,862.41,4061,3101,302
52520Dalwallinu, Shire ofDalwallinu7,227.21,7051,2661,295
52590Dandaragan, Shire ofJurien Bay6,711.52,9493,1853,325
52660Dardanup, Shire ofDardanup525.99,41512,40513,791
52730Denmark, Shire ofDenmark1,859.94,8375,1945,748
52800Derby-West Kimberley, Shire ofDerby119,841.97,8018,43510,047
52870Donnybrook-Balingup, Shire ofDonnybrook1,560.04,6605,3205,753
52940Dowerin, Shire ofDowerin1,863.1771678672
53010Dumbleyung, Shire ofDumbleyung2,541.3716605608
53080Dundas, Shire ofNorseman92,587.21,2231,1411,182
53150East Fremantle, Town ofEast Fremantle3.16,9716,9307,736
53220East Pilbara, Shire ofNewman371,244.06,17111,95012,960
53290Esperance, Shire ofEsperance45,038.813,56913,47714,242
53360Exmouth, Shire ofExmouth6,488.12,2822,3932,570
53430Fremantle, City ofFremantle19.026,10026,58230,321
53570Gingin, Shire ofGingin3,208.44,4614,6855,248
53640Gnowangerup, Shire ofGnowangerup4,265.61,5231,2711,303
53710Goomalling, Shire ofGoomalling1,835.4965985976
53780Gosnells, City ofGosnells127.287,585106,585121,252
53800Greater Geraldton, City ofGeraldton9,889.134,34837,16140,448
53920Halls Creek, Shire ofHalls Creek133,061.43,7933,5603,940
53990Harvey, Shire ofHarvey1,727.918,35123,23725,924
54060Irwin, Shire ofDongara2,372.02,9433,5673,780
54130Jerramungup, Shire ofJerramungup6,507.51,2371,0551,085
54170Joondalup, City ofJoondalup98.9157,067152,406167,623
54200Kalamunda, Shire ofKalamunda324.249,41953,56759,716
54280Kalgoorlie/Boulder, City ofKalgoorlie95,151.530,05231,10733,763
54340Katanning, Shire ofKatanning1,518.34,4604,1834,407
54410Kellerberrin, Shire ofKellerberrin1,915.61,2121,1811,227
54480Kent, Shire ofNyabing5,630.1629512528
54550Kojonup, Shire ofKojonup2,931.12,3001,9822,022
54620Kondinin, Shire ofKondinin7,422.11,0231,0451,042
54690Koorda, Shire ofKoorda2,832.4491437431
54760Kulin, Shire ofKulin4,716.9910826834
54830Kwinana, Town ofKwinana120.022,40329,22734,413
54900Lake Grace, Shire ofLake Grace11,885.81,5821,3601,370
54970Laverton, Shire ofLaverton179,892.21,0331,2271,357
55040Leonora, Shire ofLeonora31,893.21,8552,5132,764
55110Mandurah, City ofMandurah174.251,86069,90380,683
55180Manjimup, Shire ofManjimup7,025.810,0749,1839,427
55250Meekatharra, Shire ofMeekatharra100,120.81,3741,3771,521
55320Melville, City ofArdross52.897,00295,700106,335
55390Menzies, Shire ofMenzies124,577.2309384422
55460Merredin, Shire ofMerredin3,294.43,6563,2823,300
55530Mingenew, Shire ofMingenew1,934.9583480486
55600Moora, Shire ofMoora3,763.02,6832,4762,535
55670Morawa, Shire ofMorawa3,512.6957894906
55740Mosman Park, Town ofMosman Park4.48,5908,5989,508
55810Mount Magnet, Shire ofMount Magnet13,872.9831643711
55880Mount Marshall, Shire ofBencubbin10,185.9670486471
55950Mukinbudin, Shire ofMukinbudin3,435.0689490491
56090Mundaring, Town ofMundaring643.335,82036,52939,796
56160Murchison, Shire ofMurchison45,030.2150114127
56230Murray, Shire ofPinjarra1,710.111,61114,14916,304
56300Nannup, Shire ofNannup3,053.71,2371,2621,316
56370Narembeen, Shire ofNarembeen3,833.3977812810
56450Narrogin, Shire ofNarrogin1,618.4825875884
56520Narrogin, Town ofNarrogin13.14,7254,2194,430
56580Nedlands, City ofNedlands20.021,67720,53422,918
56620Ngaanyatjarraku, Shire ofWarburton160,378.11,5061,4371,584
56730Northam, Shire ofNortham1,431.210,26710,55711,730
56790Northampton, Shire ofNorthampton12,617.73,3553,1923,379
56860Nungarin, Shire ofNungarin1,163.0269230228
56930Peppermint Grove, Shire ofPeppermint Grove1.11,6561,5281,681
57000Perenjori, Shire ofPerenjori8,300.4584904924
57080Perth, City ofPerth12.08,95616,71420,285
57140Pingelly, Shire ofPingelly1,294.11,2151,1631,195
57210Plantagenet, Shire ofMount Barker4,876.54,6224,8825,182
57280Port Hedland, Town ofPort Hedland18,431.113,55515,04416,472
57350Quairading, Shire ofQuairading2,016.91,1301,0431,094
57420Ravensthorpe, Shire ofRavensthorpe9,829.01,5622,1262,288
57490Rockingham, City ofRockingham256.977,718104,105120,859
57560Roebourne, Shire ofRoebourne15,235.816,99822,90025,907
57630Sandstone, Shire ofSandstone32,666.5132105116
57700Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shire ofMundijong904.112,20017,74621,162
57770Shark Bay, Shire ofDenham24,140.2921857928
57840South Perth, City ofSouth Perth19.838,94440,73946,113
57910Stirling, City ofStirling104.7178,865195,702223,317
57980Subiaco, City ofSubiaco7.016,09517,57419,693
58050Swan, City ofMidland1,043.289,821108,461124,782
58190Tammin, Shire ofTammin1,101.7439404401
58260Three Springs, Shire ofThree Springs2,652.9740616632
58330Toodyay, Shire ofToodyay1,691.74,1474,3874,686
58400Trayning, Shire ofTrayning1,650.9403348342
58470Upper Gascoyne, Shire ofGascoyne Junction57,883.4348251262
58510Victoria Park, Town ofVictoria Park17.928,21632,43337,682
58540Victoria Plains, Shire ofCalingiri2,550.9979895921
58570Vincent, Town ofLeederville11.428,02631,54936,692
58610Wagin, Shire ofWagin1,945.71,9211,8471,975
58680Wandering, Shire ofWandering1,899.6367438438
58760Wanneroo, City ofWanneroo685.193,822152,077178,438
58820Waroona, Shire ofWaroona831.93,4833,5823,843
58890West Arthur, Shire ofDarkan2,832.7910868887
59030Westonia, Shire ofWestonia3,314.0237277272
59100Wickepin, Shire ofWickepin2,039.8753750750
59170Williams, Shire ofWilliams2,304.5953914928
59250Wiluna, Shire ofWiluna181,294.48511,1591,279
59310Wongan-Ballidu, Shire ofWongan Hills3,365.11,5471,4341,586
59320Woodanilling, Shire ofWoodanilling1,128.4400419429
59330Wyalkatchem, Shire ofWyalkatchem1,594.4659523519
59340Wyndham-East Kimberley, Shire ofKununurra112,022.87,5957,7998,652
59350Yalgoo, Shire ofYalgoo27,936.4306406445
59360Yilgarn, Shire ofSouthern Cross30,376.31,7541,6361,698
59370York, Shire ofYork2,131.63,2273,3963,581
6TasmaniaHobart68,018.2478,534495,351513,159
60210Break O'Day, Municipality ofSt. Helens3,525.85,9786,1946,430
60410Brighton CouncilBrighton171.313,14115,46015,813
60610Burnie, City ofBurnie611.019,30519,32919,986
60810Central Coast, Municipality ofUlverstone933.121,21321,35522,347
61010Central Highlands, Municipality ofHamilton7,982.42,3722,2622,355
61210Circular Head, Municipality ofSmithton4,897.78,2197,9778,287
61410Clarence, City ofRosny Park378.049,50951,85253,582
61510Derwent Valley, Municipality ofNew Norfolk4,108.19,4009,7049,886
61610Devonport, City ofDevonport111.324,65324,61525,628
61810Dorset, Municipality ofScottsdale3,227.67,3276,8277,158
62010Flinders, Municipality ofWhitemark1,996.6887776784
62210George Town, Municipality ofGeorge Town653.46,7136,6366,828
62410Glamorgan/Spring Bay, Municipality ofTriabunna2,591.44,1054,1904,437
62610Glenorchy, City ofGlenorchy121.244,03844,65645,537
62810Hobart, City ofHobart77.948,03648,70350,473
63010Huon Valley, Municipality ofHuonville5,507.414,07115,14016,159
63210Kentish CouncilSheffield1,156.05,6416,0866,495
63410King Island, Municipality ofCurrie1,095.81,7411,5661,605
63610Kingborough CouncilKingston720.130,05033,89335,201
63810Latrobe, Municipality ofLatrobe600.58,5169,83310,655
64010Launceston, City ofLaunceston1,413.663,69564,19367,035
64210Meander Valley, Municipality ofWestbury3,330.318,55818,88819,543
64610Northern Midlands, Municipality ofLongford5,136.512,20912,22812,754
64810Sorell CouncilSorell583.711,18113,19413,537
65010Southern Midlands, Municipality ofOatlands2,615.45,8346,0496,271
65210Tasman, Municipality ofNubeena660.52,2382,3552,363
65410Waratah/Wynyard, Municipality ofWynyard3,531.013,69313,70814,291
65610West Coast, Municipality ofZeehan9,589.85,3424,6784,707
65810West Tamar, Municipality ofBeaconsfield691.120,86921,81723,012
7Northern TerritoryDarwin1,348,198.7201,725211,943240,759
70200Alice Springs, Town ofAlice Springs327.526,66525,18628,720
70420Barkly ShireTennant Creek322,788.87,3216,8238,056
70540Belyuen ShireBelyuen41.4215181213
70620Central Desert ShireAlice Springs281,311.44,5733,7204,383
70700Coomalie ShireBatchelor 1,507.91,1511,1061,310
71000Darwin, City ofDarwin111.568,96872,93081,670
71300East Arnhem ShireNhulunbuy33,295.68,6999,09810,772
72200Katherine, Town ofKatherine7,416.79,5709,18710,928
72300Litchfield MunicipalityBees Creek2,903.215,82118,99421,380
72330MacDonnell ShireAlice Springs268,336.66,7415,8316,920
72800Palmerston, City ofPalmerston City52.723,17927,70332,088
73600Roper Gulf ShireKatherine185,286.66,3016,1217,216
74050Tiwi Islands ShireDarwin7,462.62,4522,5803,094
74500Victoria-Daly ShireKatherine167,323.66,1015,9246,989
74560Wagait ShireWagait Beach5.6277369434
74660West Arnhem ShireJabiru49,692.56,1616,2327,414
79399-Unincorporated NT 20,334.77,5308,0899,172
8Australia Capital TerritoryCanberra2,358.0327,357357,218381,488
9Other Territories-217.72,3363,0323,184
Jervis Bay Territory 67.8441378410
Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands 13.7558550569
Territory of Christmas Island 136.11,3372,0722,205
 total 7,702,490.619,413,24021,507,71723,135,281
source: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
note: (A) = Area; (C) = City; (S) = Shire; (T) = ; (M) = Municipality; (R) = Region.

Main cities

namepopulation
1996-06-30
estimate
population
2001-06-30
estimate
population
2011-06-30
estimate
latitude /
longitude
Sydney3,881,1004,128,2724,605,992-33.88/151.22
Melbourne3,283,3003,471,6254,169,103-37.82/144.97
Brisbane1,520,0001,663,1202,146,577-27.50/153.02
Perth1,295,1001,393,0021,832,114-31.93/115.83
Adelaide1,078,4001,107,9861,262,940-34.93/138.60
Gold Coast-Tweed354,100441,879576,747-28.00/153.43
Newcastle463,400492,549540,002-32.92/151.75
Canberra-Queanbeyan345,100360,915418,292-35.27/149.08
Wollongong255,700269,597288,101-34.43/150.88
Sunshine Coast156,400186,391241,643-26.50/153.00
Hobart195,700197,282216,276 
Geelong152,200159,503174,086-38.16/144.35
Townsville122,400134,073167,636-19.25/146.80
Cairns106,700112,932146,477-16.92/145.77
Darwin95,800106,842129,062 
Toowoomba102,000109,449125,265 
Launceston98,80098,526107,746 
Albury-Wodonga92,70095,621103,209 
Ballarat79,10083,59995,007 
Bendigo74,20079,67389,666 
Mandurah....88,305 
Burnie-Devonport79,20077,48084,217 
Mackay..64,76783,350 
Latrobe Valley75,50074,99678,614 
Rockhampton..67,36975,648 
source: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
note: population figures for cities are based on statistical districts/divisions.