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Hills Region

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Hills Region as of the 30th June 2016, is 23,771.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL City of Mitcham population for 2016. For areas within the City of Mitcham, 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 City of Mitcham. Estimates for areas within the City of Mitcham 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)
Hills Region
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
201223,131----
201323,299+168+0.73
201423,465+166+0.71
201523,611+146+0.62
201623,771+160+0.68

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) 2016, City of Mitcham: 23,771 2015, City of Mitcham: 23,611 2014, City of Mitcham: 23,465 2013, City of Mitcham: 23,299 2012, City of Mitcham: 23,131
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) 2016, Percentage change: +0.7% 2015, Percentage change: +0.6% 2014, Percentage change: +0.7% 2016, Change in number: +160 2015, Change in number: +146 2014, Change in number: +166 2013, Change in number: +168
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
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