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

  • In 2016-17, the SA2 with the largest population increase in the Australian Capital Territory (in terms of absolute numbers) was Moncrieff (up by 870 to reach 970 people) in the north. Other areas with large growth included Kingston (670) on the south-eastern banks of Lake Burley Griffin, the newly-developed western suburb of Coombs (650) and Lawson (550) in the north.
  • Coombs was the fastest-growing SA2 in the Australian Capital Territory in 2016-17, up by 34%. This was followed by the neighbouring SA2 of Wright (15%), and Kingston (14%).

SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Australian Capital Territory

ERP AT 30 JUNE
POPULATION CHANGE
2017p
2016pr-2017p
SA2 STATE/TERRITORY
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

MoncrieffAustralian Capital Territory
965
866
874.7
KingstonAustralian Capital Territory
5 311
666
14.3
CoombsAustralian Capital Territory
2 528
647
34.4
LawsonAustralian Capital Territory
691
546
376.6
HarrisonAustralian Capital Territory
8 376
526
6.7
FranklinAustralian Capital Territory
7 062
470
7.1
WrightAustralian Capital Territory
3 306
441
15.4
NgunnawalAustralian Capital Territory
10 968
391
3.7
CaseyAustralian Capital Territory
6 220
370
6.3
CraceAustralian Capital Territory
4 850
329
7.3

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

CoombsAustralian Capital Territory
2 528
647
34.4
WrightAustralian Capital Territory
3 306
441
15.4
KingstonAustralian Capital Territory
5 311
666
14.3
PhillipAustralian Capital Territory
3 291
277
9.2
CraceAustralian Capital Territory
4 850
329
7.3
CivicAustralian Capital Territory
4 708
318
7.2
FranklinAustralian Capital Territory
7 062
470
7.1
HarrisonAustralian Capital Territory
8 376
526
6.7
CaseyAustralian Capital Territory
6 220
370
6.3
GreenwayAustralian Capital Territory
1 986
98
5.2

(a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2016.


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Australian Capital Territory - 2016-17

Image: Map showing Population Change by SA2, Australian Capital Territory, 2016-17