3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18 Quality Declaration 
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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

In 2017-18:

  • The number of people living in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) increased by 8,900 (2.2%).
  • The ACT's growth rate remained unchanged from 2016-17.

Largest growth areas: The Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2s) of Moncrieff (up by 1,800 people) and Lawson (1,000), both in Canberra's north.

Fastest growth areas: Greenway in Canberra's south, and the new western suburb of Coombs (both 19%).


SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Australian Capital Territory

ERP AT 30 JUNE
POPULATION CHANGE
2018
2017-2018
SA2 SA3
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

MoncrieffGungahlin
2 788
1 797
181.3
LawsonBelconnen
1 754
1 045
147.4
CoombsMolonglo
2 940
461
18.6
BelconnenBelconnen
7 544
407
5.7
KingstonSouth Canberra
5 693
390
7.4
GreenwayTuggeranong
2 439
387
18.9
HarrisonGungahlin
8 775
333
3.9
PhillipWoden Valley
3 700
318
9.4
WrightMolonglo
3 504
280
8.7
FranklinGungahlin
7 344
276
3.9

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

GreenwayTuggeranong
2 439
387
18.9
CoombsMolonglo
2 940
461
18.6
PhillipWoden Valley
3 700
318
9.4
WrightMolonglo
3 504
280
8.7
KingstonSouth Canberra
5 693
390
7.4
BelconnenBelconnen
7 544
407
5.7
CraceGungahlin
5 148
232
4.7
CampbellNorth Canberra
3 609
154
4.5
GriffithSouth Canberra
5 064
213
4.4
BraddonNorth Canberra
6 107
251
4.3

(a) Excludes SA2s with less than 1,000 people at June 2017.

POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Australian Capital Territory - 2017-18
Image: Map showing Population Change by SA2, Australian Capital Territory, 2017-18