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Gunnedah Shire

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Gunnedah Shire as of the 30th June 2015, is 12,805.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Gunnedah Shire population for 2015. For areas within the Gunnedah Shire, 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 Gunnedah Shire. Estimates for areas within the Gunnedah Shire 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)
Gunnedah Shire
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
200511,792----
200611,782-10-0.08
200711,879+97+0.82
200811,987+108+0.91
200912,151+164+1.37
201012,344+193+1.59
201112,519+175+1.42
201212,618+99+0.79
201312,682+64+0.51
201412,818+136+1.07
201512,805-13-0.10

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, Gunnedah Shire: 12,805 2014, Gunnedah Shire: 12,818 2013, Gunnedah Shire: 12,682 2012, Gunnedah Shire: 12,618 2011, Gunnedah Shire: 12,519 2010, Gunnedah Shire: 12,344 2009, Gunnedah Shire: 12,151 2008, Gunnedah Shire: 11,987 2007, Gunnedah Shire: 11,879 2006, Gunnedah Shire: 11,782 2005, Gunnedah Shire: 11,792
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: -0.1% 2014, Percentage change: +1.1% 2013, Percentage change: +0.5% 2012, Percentage change: +0.8% 2011, Percentage change: +1.4% 2010, Percentage change: +1.6% 2009, Percentage change: +1.4% 2008, Percentage change: +0.9% 2007, Percentage change: +0.8% 2015, Change in number: -13 2014, Change in number: +136 2013, Change in number: +64 2012, Change in number: +99 2011, Change in number: +175 2010, Change in number: +193 2009, Change in number: +164 2008, Change in number: +108 2007, Change in number: +97 2006, Change in number: -10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
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