Welcome to the Shire of Kalamunda Community Profile

The Shire of Kalamunda Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 59,716, with a population density of 1.84 persons per hectare.

The Shire of Kalamunda is located in Perth's south-eastern suburbs, about 24 kilometres from the Perth CBD.

The Shire of Kalamunda Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Shire and its suburbs based on results from the 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.

Important

Statistics

Population

59,716

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

32,436

hectares (324 Km2)

Population density

1.84

persons per hectare

NEWS

Birth numbers remain high

(9/11/2014)

The ABS has recently released its annual data on births in Australia, which contains detailed information on just about every aspect of fertility. While the number of births remain relatively high, fertility rate for Australia has declined in the last few years. What other trends can we observe?

Population profile of a boom city

(23/10/2014)

With a population of almost 2 million, Perth is not only the fourth most populous city but also one of the fastest growing cities in Australia. So what does the population profile of this boom city look like?

Update: The 50 largest towns and cities in Australia

(29/07/2014)

Using the latest figures from the ABS we’ve updated our table ranking Australia’s largest cities. Where does your town come in? Read more

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