Gold Coast City

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Gold Coast City as of the 30th June 2013, is 537,844.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Gold Coast City population for 2013.

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 NOT the official population of Gold Coast City. 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 Gold Coast City.

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)
Gold Coast City
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
2003410,545----
2004424,005+13,460+3.28
2005436,671+12,666+2.99
2006450,075+13,404+3.07
2007466,940+16,865+3.75
2008481,569+14,629+3.13
2009495,835+14,266+2.96
2010506,135+10,300+2.08
2011515,202+9,067+1.79
2012526,816+11,614+2.25
2013537,844+11,028+2.09

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) 2013, Gold Coast City: 537,844 2012, Gold Coast City: 526,816 2011, Gold Coast City: 515,202 2010, Gold Coast City: 506,135 2009, Gold Coast City: 495,835 2008, Gold Coast City: 481,569 2007, Gold Coast City: 466,940 2006, Gold Coast City: 450,075 2005, Gold Coast City: 436,671 2004, Gold Coast City: 424,005 2003, Gold Coast City: 410,545
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) 2013, Percentage change: +2.1% 2012, Percentage change: +2.3% 2011, Percentage change: +1.8% 2010, Percentage change: +2.1% 2009, Percentage change: +3.0% 2008, Percentage change: +3.1% 2007, Percentage change: +3.7% 2006, Percentage change: +3.1% 2005, Percentage change: +3.0% 2013, Change in number: +11,028 2012, Change in number: +11,614 2011, Change in number: +9,067 2010, Change in number: +10,300 2009, Change in number: +14,266 2008, Change in number: +14,629 2007, Change in number: +16,865 2006, Change in number: +13,404 2005, Change in number: +12,666 2004, Change in number: +13,460
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts