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List of Cities in Australia by Population

 

List of Cities in Australia by Population

Australia is sixth largest country in the world, when measured in terms of area and has vast surface area. Even Australia has intense heat atmospheric conditions which also known as comprising of vast desert. This is the reason that makes most of population in Australia to live around hospitable coastal areas.

 

Australia has least population density in the world with 2.9 people per square kilometer. It is estimated in 2013 that there is approximately population of 23,427,485 in Australia. On this basis top five most populated cities in Australia which are having more than 1 million people are:

 

1. Sydney capital of New South Wales has 4.4 million population

2. Melbourne capital of Victoria has 4.0 million population

3. Brisbane capital of Queensland has 2.1 million population

4. Perth capital of Western Australia has 1.7 million population

5. Adelaide capital of South Australia has 1.2 million population

Apart from the above cities the list of Australian cities in terms of population is as below:

6. Gold Coast-Tweed capital of New South Wales has 590,889 population

7. Newcastle-Maitland capital of New South Wales has 418,958 population

8. Canberra-Queanbeyan capital of Australian Capital Territory has 411,609 population

9. Australian Capital Territory capital of Australian Capital Territory has 374,658 population

10. Sunshine Coast capital of Queensland has 285,169 population

11. Wollongong capital of New South Wales has 282,099 population

12. Hobart capital of Tasmania has 216,959 population

13. Geelong capital of Victoria has 179,042 population

14. Townsville capital of Queensland has 171,971 population

15. Cairns capital of Queensland has 142,528 population

16. Darwin capital of Northern Territory has 131,678 population

17. Toowoomba capital of Queensland has 110,472 population

18. Ballarat capital of Victoria has 95,021 population

19. Bendigo capital of Victoria has 88,668 population

20. Launceston capital of Tasmania has 86,109 population

21. Albury-Wodonga capital of New South Wales/Victoria has 84,982 population

22. Mackay capital of Queensland has 81,594 population

23. Rock Hampton capital of Queensland has 77,704 population

24. Bundaberg capital of Queensland has 69,805 population

25. Bunbury capital of Western Australia has 67,090 population

26. Coffs Harbour capital of New South Wales has 66,610 population

27. Wagga Wagga capital of New South Wales has 53,832 population

28. Hervey Bay capital of Queensland has 50,431 population

29. Mildura-Wentworth capital of Victoria/New South Wales has 48,783 population

30. Shepparton-Mooroopna capital of Victoria has 48,114 population

31. Gladstone-Tannum Sands capital of Queensland has 44,355 population

32. Port Macquarie capital of New South Wales has 43,587 population

33. Tamworth capital of New South Wales has 40,832 population

34. Traralgon-Morwell capital of Victoria has 40,602 population

35. Orange capital of New South Wales has 38,516 population

36. Geraldton capital of Western Australia has 38,030 population

37. Bowral-Mittagong capital of New South Wales has 36,402 population

38. Dubbo capital of New South Wales has 35,898 population

39. Nowra-Bomaderry capital of New South Wales has 34,798 population

40. Bathurst capital of New South Wales has 34,124 population

41. Warrnambool capital of Victoria has 33,204 population

42. Kalgoorlie-Boulder capital of Western Australia has 32,787 population

43. Busselton capital of Western Australia has 32,471 population

44. Albany capital of Western Australia has 31,978 population

45. Warragul-Drouin capital of Victoria has 31,280 population

46. Devonport capital of Tasmania has 30,330 population

 

Australian states which contribute highest population to the nation are:

  • New South Wales with 7.2 million
  • Victoria with 5.6 million
  • Queensland with 4.5 million
  • Western Australia with 2.4 million
  • South Australia with 1.6 million
  • Tasmania with 0.5 million

Also Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory contributes 0.37 and 0.23 million respectively.

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