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The Estimated Resident Population of Cairns was 164,536 as of the 30th June 2017.

The Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official population of the area. It is updated annually by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and reassessed every Census. The chart and table show last 10 years ERP for Cairns, the state and Australia, with percentage comparisons. A growing population can indicate a growing economy, but this is not necessarily the case and depends on the residential role and function of the area.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2008, Australia: 2.0% 2009, Australia: 2.1% 2010, Australia: 1.6% 2011, Australia: 1.4% 2012, Australia: 1.8% 2013, Australia: 1.8% 2014, Australia: 1.5% 2015, Australia: 1.5% 2016, Australia: 1.5% 2017, Australia: 1.6% 2008, Queensland: 2.6% 2009, Queensland: 2.6% 2010, Queensland: 1.8% 2011, Queensland: 1.6% 2012, Queensland: 2.1% 2013, Queensland: 1.9% 2014, Queensland: 1.5% 2015, Queensland: 1.3% 2016, Queensland: 1.3% 2017, Queensland: 1.6% 2007, Cairns: 3.3% 2008, Cairns: 3.8% 2009, Cairns: 3.2% 2010, Cairns: 2.0% 2011, Cairns: 1.4% 2012, Cairns: 2.1% 2013, Cairns: 1.9% 2014, Cairns: 1.3% 2015, Cairns: 1.0% 2016, Cairns: 1.0% 2017, Cairns: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts
Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2007, Cairns: 136,251 2008, Cairns: 141,403 2009, Cairns: 145,962 2010, Cairns: 148,943 2011, Cairns: 150,992 2012, Cairns: 154,232 2013, Cairns: 157,120 2014, Cairns: 159,188 2015, Cairns: 160,771 2016, Cairns: 162,451 2017, Cairns: 164,536
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)
CairnsQueenslandAustralia
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percentNumberChange in numberChange in percentNumberChange in numberChange in percent
2017164,536+2,085+1.284,928,457+79,580+1.6424,598,933+388,124+1.60
2016162,451+1,680+1.054,848,877+64,510+1.3524,210,809+360,025+1.51
2015160,771+1,583+0.994,784,367+59,950+1.2723,850,784+346,646+1.47
2014159,188+2,068+1.324,724,417+69,896+1.5023,504,138+358,237+1.55
2013157,120+2,888+1.874,654,521+84,658+1.8523,145,901+403,426+1.77
2012154,232+3,240+2.154,569,863+93,085+2.0822,742,475+402,451+1.80
2011150,992+2,049+1.384,476,778+72,034+1.6422,340,024+308,274+1.40
2010148,943+2,981+2.044,404,744+75,973+1.7622,031,750+340,097+1.57
2009145,962+4,559+3.224,328,771+109,266+2.5921,691,653+442,454+2.08
2008141,403+5,152+3.784,219,505+108,487+2.6421,249,199+421,577+2.02
2007136,251+4,408+3.344,111,018----20,827,622----

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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