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Welcome to the City of Adelaide Community Profile

The City of Adelaide Estimated Resident Population for 2014 is 22,690, with a population density of 14.57 persons per hectare.

The City of Adelaide is bounded by the City of Charles Sturt, the City of Prospect and the Town of Walkerville in the north, the City of Norwood Payneham St Peters and the City of Burnside in the east, the City of Unley in the south, and the City of West Torrens in the west.

The City of Adelaide Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

NEWS

Does dwelling growth lead to population growth?

(3/07/2015)

One of the more common misconceptions about population change is the relationship with dwellings and household structure. Many people assume that new dwellings means an increase in population. But does dwelling growth necessarily indicate population growth?

The latest population figures: Australia down, Victoria up

(3/07/2015)

Victoria emerged as the fastest growing state by population in the latest quarterly issue of Australian Demographic Statistics (3101.0). What are some other interesting population trends for Australia?

Population densities of Australian capital cities

(12/06/2015)

Population densities have traditionally provided information on the distribution of populations across space. By assessing how dense an area is, we can determine possible pressures on existing services and infrastructure and identity opportunities for growth of communities. How dense are we?

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.