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Altona North

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Altona North as of the 30th June 2015, is 12,875.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Hobsons Bay City population for 2015. For areas within Hobsons Bay City, 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 Hobsons Bay City. Estimates for areas within Hobsons Bay City 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)
Altona North
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
201111,982----
201212,199+217+1.81
201312,429+230+1.88
201412,673+244+1.96
201512,875+203+1.60

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, Hobsons Bay City: 12,875 2014, Hobsons Bay City: 12,673 2013, Hobsons Bay City: 12,429 2012, Hobsons Bay City: 12,199 2011, Hobsons Bay City: 11,982
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: +1.6% 2014, Percentage change: +2.0% 2013, Percentage change: +1.9% 2015, Change in number: +203 2014, Change in number: +244 2013, Change in number: +230 2012, Change in number: +217
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts