About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Ardeer is 3,176, with a population density of 15.60 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Ardeer is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north and west, Kororoit Creek in the east and Forrest Street in the south.
Ardeer is named after a town in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (2 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1870s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years, spurred by large numbers of refugees and migrants from Europe. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.
Ardeer is an established residential and industrial area.
Major features of the area include More Park, Ardeer Reserve, Ardeer Community Park and two schools.