Statistics and Indicators

Estimated resident population, ACT and Australia

  • The estimated resident population of ACT was 410,301 in 2017 (1.7% of the Australian population).
  • The populations of the ACT and Australia were similar except that the ACT had slightly higher percentages of younger adults aged 20 to 39 year and young children aged 0-4 years and lower percentages of older adults aged 60+ years

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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018. 3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Sep 2017