3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2015-16 Quality Declaration 
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NORTHERN TERRITORY

  • In 2015-16, 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 (350 people), followed by Darwin City (290) and Lyons (220) on the northern fringe of the city.
  • Palmerston - South was also the fastest growing SA2 in the Northern Territory in 2015-16, up by 26%. This was followed by Lyons (7.0%), Darwin City (4.7%) and the inner Darwin area of Parap (3.2%).


SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Northern Territory

ERP at 30 June
Population Change
2016p
2015r-2016p
SA2 GCCSA
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

Palmerston - SouthGreater Darwin
1 667
348
26.4
Darwin CityGreater Darwin
6 418
288
4.7
LyonsGreater Darwin
3 347
219
7.0
VirginiaGreater Darwin
3 587
110
2.9
ParapGreater Darwin
2 625
81
3.2
WeddellGreater Darwin
4 957
81
1.7
BakewellGreater Darwin
3 897
75
2.0
Rosebery - BellamackGreater Darwin
6 004
68
1.1
LarrakeyahGreater Darwin
3 892
61
1.6
BerrimahGreater Darwin
2 269
52
2.3

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

Palmerston - SouthGreater Darwin
1 667
348
26.4
LyonsGreater Darwin
3 347
219
7.0
Darwin CityGreater Darwin
6 418
288
4.7
ParapGreater Darwin
2 625
81
3.2
VirginiaGreater Darwin
3 857
110
2.9
BerrimahGreater Darwin
2 269
52
2.3
BakewellGreater Darwin
3 897
75
2.0
WeddellGreater Darwin
4 957
81
1.7
LarrakeyahGreater Darwin
3 892
61
1.6
Coconut GroveGreater Darwin
3 190
38
1.2

(a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2015.



POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Northern Territory - 2015-16