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Central Coast Council area

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Central Coast Council area as of the 30th June 2015, is 22,401.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Central Coast Council area population for 2015. For areas within the Central Coast Council area, the ERP is not an official count but an experimental estimate which is subject to review after the next Census.

Populations are counted and estimated in various ways. The most comprehensive population count available in Australia is derived from the Census of Population and Housing conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics every five years. However the Census count is generally an under-estimate of the actual population, due to people missed in the Census and people overseas on Census night. To provide a more accurate population figure which is updated more frequently than every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics also produces "Estimated Resident Population" (ERP) numbers for the Central Coast Council area. Estimates for areas within the Central Coast Council area are based on aggregates of SA1s derived from population distributions applicable at the 2011 Census. Actual populations may vary slightly where population growth has not been uniform since the previous Census.

See data notes for a detailed explanation of different population types, how they are calculated and when to use each one.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Central Coast Council area
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
200521,174----
200621,428+254+1.20
200721,640+212+0.99
200821,942+302+1.40
200922,179+237+1.08
201022,291+112+0.51
201122,332+41+0.18
201222,370+38+0.17
201322,348-22-0.10
201422,409+61+0.27
201522,401-8-0.04

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2015, Central Coast Council area: 22,401 2014, Central Coast Council area: 22,409 2013, Central Coast Council area: 22,348 2012, Central Coast Council area: 22,370 2011, Central Coast Council area: 22,332 2010, Central Coast Council area: 22,291 2009, Central Coast Council area: 22,179 2008, Central Coast Council area: 21,942 2007, Central Coast Council area: 21,640 2006, Central Coast Council area: 21,428 2005, Central Coast Council area: 21,174
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2015, Percentage change: 0% 2014, Percentage change: +0.3% 2013, Percentage change: -0.1% 2012, Percentage change: +0.2% 2011, Percentage change: +0.2% 2010, Percentage change: +0.5% 2009, Percentage change: +1.1% 2008, Percentage change: +1.4% 2007, Percentage change: +1.0% 2015, Change in number: -8 2014, Change in number: +61 2013, Change in number: -22 2012, Change in number: +38 2011, Change in number: +41 2010, Change in number: +112 2009, Change in number: +237 2008, Change in number: +302 2007, Change in number: +212 2006, Change in number: +254
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
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