3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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NORTHERN TERRITORY

  • In 2016-17, nine of the ten SA2s with the largest population increases in the Northern Territory were within Greater Darwin. The SA2 of Palmerston - South had the largest growth in terms of absolute numbers (800 people), followed by Lyons (520) on the northern fringe of the city.
  • Palmerston - South was also the fastest growing SA2 in the Northern Territory in 2016-17, up by 25%. This was followed by Lyons (10%) and the inner Darwin suburb of Parap (1.6%).

    SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Northern Territory

    ERP AT 30 JUNE
    POPULATION CHANGE
    2017p
    2016pr-2017p
    SA2 GCCSA
    no.
    no.
    %

    LARGEST GROWTH

    Palmerston - SouthGreater Darwin
    3 996
    804
    25.2
    LyonsGreater Darwin
    5 609
    517
    10.2
    Darwin CityGreater Darwin
    7 220
    90
    1.3
    Rosebery - BellamackGreater Darwin
    7 149
    87
    1.2
    Durack - Marlow LagoonGreater Darwin
    4 602
    53
    1.2
    East SideRest of NT
    5 571
    51
    0.9
    ParapGreater Darwin
    3 014
    47
    1.6
    Howard SpringsGreater Darwin
    7 566
    45
    0.6
    Fannie Bay - The GardensGreater Darwin
    3 638
    36
    1.0
    VirginiaGreater Darwin
    3 567
    36
    1.0

    FASTEST GROWTH

    Palmerston - SouthGreater Darwin
    3 996
    804
    25.2
    LyonsGreater Darwin
    5 609
    517
    10.2
    ParapGreater Darwin
    3 014
    47
    1.6
    Darwin CityGreater Darwin
    7 220
    90
    1.3
    Rosebery - BellamackGreater Darwin
    7 149
    87
    1.2
    Durack - Marlow LagoonGreater Darwin
    4 602
    53
    1.2
    VirginiaGreater Darwin
    3 567
    36
    1.0
    Fannie Bay - The GardensGreater Darwin
    3 638
    36
    1.0
    East SideRest of NT
    5 571
    51
    0.9
    ThamarrurrRest of NT
    2 881
    23
    0.8


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Northern Territory - 2016-17
Image: Map showing Population Change by SA2, Northern Territory, 2016-17