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3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 1996 to 2006  
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Image: Western  Australia - Includes: Local Government Area Populations and Median Ages

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Local Government Area populations and median ages - Western Australia

WESTERN AUSTRALIA


Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Albany (C)
33 144
35.7
37.3
39.5
Armadale (C)
52 747
31.2
33.8
35.7
Ashburton (S)
6 509
28.0
30.2
31.0
Augusta-Margaret River (S)
10 942
33.8
35.2
37.6
Bassendean (T)
14 166
35.4
37.2
38.6
Bayswater (C)
58 591
35.3
37.1
37.9
Belmont (C)
31 874
36.0
36.3
36.8
Beverley (S)
1 638
39.9
43.6
48.3
Boddington (S)
1 464
30.0
35.1
39.3
Boyup Brook (S)
1 552
36.9
40.1
43.6
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)
4 119
35.3
39.0
43.7
Brookton (S)
1 061
35.6
37.9
42.4
Broome (S)
14 436
28.4
29.6
31.4
Broomehill (S)
499
34.6
34.7
36.9
Bruce Rock (S)
1 017
35.5
40.2
42.3
Bunbury (C)
31 421
33.3
34.9
37.3
Busselton (S)
26 638
35.8
36.6
38.5
Cambridge (T)
25 168
37.9
38.8
39.2
Canning (C)
81 460
33.7
34.7
35.0
Capel (S)
10 630
33.6
35.6
34.9
Carnamah (S)
787
31.8
32.8
36.5
Carnarvon (S)
6 159
31.5
33.1
35.5
Chapman Valley (S)
957
35.1
37.5
40.4
Chittering (S)
3 683
35.2
38.3
40.1
Claremont (T)
9 504
38.8
40.7
42.0

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Cockburn (C)
78 203
31.6
33.1
34.6
Collie (S)
9 104
33.1
36.1
37.7
Coolgardie (S)
4 053
27.7
29.4
30.5
Coorow (S)
1 256
31.7
35.9
41.2
Corrigin (S)
1 207
36.6
39.6
39.8
Cottesloe (T)
7 821
37.1
39.4
40.1
Cranbrook (S)
1 132
34.9
37.9
39.5
Cuballing (S)
811
35.8
38.8
41.6
Cue (S)
359
32.9
34.8
36.9
Cunderdin (S)
1 308
31.9
34.1
38.4
Dalwallinu (S)
1 443
30.3
32.4
36.3
Dandaragan (S)
3 034
35.4
38.4
41.3
Dardanup (S)
10 777
31.9
32.4
35.1
Denmark (S)
4 809
37.7
40.0
44.6
Derby-West Kimberley (S)
7 511
25.8
26.6
27.7
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)
5 000
35.2
38.2
41.5
Dowerin (S)
740
34.3
35.5
37.6
Dumbleyung (S)
671
33.2
37.8
39.3
Dundas (S)
1 153
31.0
34.9
36.0
East Fremantle (T)
7 101
37.1
38.5
40.1
East Pilbara (S)
7 160
28.3
29.8
30.6
Esperance (S)
13 778
31.9
34.4
36.0
Exmouth (S)
2 172
32.8
34.7
37.7
Fremantle (C)
26 312
37.1
39.0
41.0
Geraldton (C)
20 233
31.7
34.0
35.6

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Gingin (S)
4 584
37.6
40.0
43.6
Gnowangerup (S)
1 454
31.9
32.9
35.1
Goomalling (S)
984
35.5
38.0
39.8
Gosnells (C)
95 680
30.7
32.5
33.6
Greenough (S)
14 789
30.6
32.4
34.6
Halls Creek (S)
3 714
24.4
23.2
25.1
Harvey (S)
20 461
32.1
34.3
36.7
Irwin (S)
3 240
36.0
38.3
42.2
Jerramungup (S)
1 199
32.5
35.7
38.4
Joondalup (C)
157 368
32.6
35.0
36.8
Kalamunda (S)
51 861
34.0
36.5
37.5
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)
30 399
27.8
29.9
30.8
Katanning (S)
4 511
30.6
33.6
35.0
Kellerberrin (S)
1 246
35.6
39.3
42.3
Kent (S)
604
30.6
34.1
35.6
Kojonup (S)
2 271
33.3
35.9
39.0
Kondinin (S)
1 045
32.3
35.1
34.6
Koorda (S)
452
35.1
38.9
43.1
Kulin (S)
937
33.8
37.3
37.4
Kwinana (T)
24 247
30.4
32.2
33.3
Lake Grace (S)
1 560
32.6
35.5
38.1
Laverton (S)
822
27.5
31.0
35.3
Leonora (S)
1 529
28.7
31.6
31.7
Mandurah (C)
58 457
36.7
40.0
43.0
Manjimup (S)
9 773
32.4
35.5
38.9

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Meekatharra (S)
1 296
29.2
30.1
30.9
Melville (C)
99 151
36.8
38.5
39.9
Menzies (S)
249
32.5
32.7
38.8
Merredin (S)
3 436
31.3
32.9
36.4
Mingenew (S)
501
32.6
33.1
37.0
Moora (S)
2 591
32.3
33.1
36.2
Morawa (S)
888
32.0
32.8
35.8
Mosman Park (T)
8 820
37.0
37.7
38.5
Mount Magnet (S)
496
29.1
30.7
35.9
Mount Marshall (S)
656
32.4
34.7
34.4
Mukinbudin (S)
608
33.2
34.9
38.7
Mullewa (S)
1 011
27.2
28.8
31.3
Mundaring (S)
36 737
34.6
37.2
38.9
Murchison (S)
127
28.2
27.0
33.3
Murray (S)
12 554
37.7
41.2
43.3
Nannup (S)
1 260
36.3
40.6
45.3
Narembeen (S)
949
34.2
38.8
40.7
Narrogin (T)
4 498
30.7
32.5
34.9
Narrogin (S)
869
30.1
37.8
37.0
Nedlands (C)
21 784
38.6
39.3
40.1
Ngaanyatjarraku (S)
1 592
24.8
26.1
27.0
Northam (T)
6 412
33.6
35.4
36.4
Northam (S)
3 959
35.0
37.4
41.5
Northampton (S)
3 360
36.4
39.4
43.0
Nungarin (S)
256
35.7
37.9
36.7

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Peppermint Grove (S)
1 683
34.6
37.0
38.7
Perenjori (S)
564
33.5
35.1
38.5
Perth (C)
12 549
33.6
33.1
34.1
Pingelly (S)
1 249
36.3
39.1
42.7
Plantagenet (S)
4 704
35.7
38.1
40.9
Port Hedland (T)
12 993
28.8
29.5
31.4
Quairading (S)
1 087
34.9
38.5
43.3
Ravensthorpe (S)
2 029
34.2
36.8
38.3
Rockingham (C)
87 541
32.4
34.2
35.2
Roebourne (S)
17 671
28.2
30.0
31.1
Sandstone (S)
130
36.8
43.5
42.3
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)
13 392
33.9
35.4
37.4
Shark Bay (S)
921
38.0
39.2
44.5
South Perth (C)
40 986
34.7
35.6
36.1
Stirling (C)
186 506
35.1
36.5
37.2
Subiaco (C)
17 494
33.2
34.9
35.9
Swan (C)
97 251
30.0
31.9
33.6
Tambellup (S)
700
33.5
32.9
32.9
Tammin (S)
420
35.3
36.0
38.1
Three Springs (S)
713
33.5
37.8
37.3
Toodyay (S)
4 309
36.8
40.1
43.3
Trayning (S)
411
35.0
38.8
42.6
Upper Gascoyne (S)
328
30.7
30.2
25.8
Victoria Park (T)
29 495
34.1
34.9
35.0
Victoria Plains (S)
942
34.8
35.3
39.1

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Vincent (T)
28 505
33.5
34.9
35.1
Wagin (S)
1 953
34.8
38.5
42.3
Wandering (S)
371
33.9
38.0
43.3
Wanneroo (C)
115 513
29.9
31.7
33.0
Waroona (S)
3 639
34.8
37.2
39.9
West Arthur (S)
890
34.8
38.6
39.3
Westonia (S)
225
34.3
38.1
36.7
Wickepin (S)
746
34.5
38.2
39.6
Williams (S)
924
33.9
38.3
42.3
Wiluna (S)
770
29.1
30.7
32.3
Wongan-Ballidu (S)
1 477
32.4
34.3
37.9
Woodanilling (S)
421
33.1
34.4
36.8
Wyalkatchem (S)
601
37.7
38.1
42.1
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)
7 344
28.0
29.1
30.3
Yalgoo (S)
271
30.5
36.1
39.4
Yilgarn (S)
1 506
29.9
33.1
36.8
York (S)
3 260
38.0
40.6
45.0
Unincorporated WA
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Total Western Australia
2 059 045
33.1
34.9
36.2

(C) City
(S) Shire
(T) Town
Estimates for 2006 are preliminary, based on the results of the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.

Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia, 1996 to 2006 (cat. no. 3218.0) and Population by Age and Sex, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 3235.0).

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