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Parkes Shire

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Parkes Shire as of the 30th June 2016, is 15,328.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Parkes Shire population for 2016. For areas within Parkes 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 Parkes Shire. Estimates for areas within Parkes 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)
Parkes Shire
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
200614,600----
200714,643+43+0.29
200814,755+112+0.76
200914,835+80+0.54
201014,984+149+1.00
201115,083+99+0.66
201215,163+80+0.53
201315,084-79-0.52
201415,208+124+0.82
201515,349+141+0.93
201615,328-21-0.14

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, Parkes Shire: 15,328 2015, Parkes Shire: 15,349 2014, Parkes Shire: 15,208 2013, Parkes Shire: 15,084 2012, Parkes Shire: 15,163 2011, Parkes Shire: 15,083 2010, Parkes Shire: 14,984 2009, Parkes Shire: 14,835 2008, Parkes Shire: 14,755 2007, Parkes Shire: 14,643 2006, Parkes Shire: 14,600
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: -0.1% 2015, Percentage change: +0.9% 2014, Percentage change: +0.8% 2013, Percentage change: -0.5% 2012, Percentage change: +0.5% 2011, Percentage change: +0.7% 2010, Percentage change: +1.0% 2009, Percentage change: +0.5% 2008, Percentage change: +0.8% 2016, Change in number: -21 2015, Change in number: +141 2014, Change in number: +124 2013, Change in number: -79 2012, Change in number: +80 2011, Change in number: +99 2010, Change in number: +149 2009, Change in number: +80 2008, Change in number: +112 2007, Change in number: +43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
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