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Welcome to the Cook Shire Community Profile

The Cook Shire Estimated Resident Population for 2016 is 4,424, with a population density of 0.0004 persons per hectare.

Cook Shire is located in Far North Queensland, about 330 kilometres north of the Cairns CBD and 650 kilometres north of the Townsville CBD.

The Cook Shire Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Shire Council and its suburbs based on results from the 2016, 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.

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Revised ERP figures now live

(14/08/2017)

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