ACT Population Projection 2007 - 2056

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

It is projected that the Territory’s population will reach 350,000 persons by 2010; 400,000 persons by 2022; and 500,000 persons by 2050.Much of the Territory's population growth is projected to occur in the new development areas of Gungahlin and Molonglo. Find more information about projected population growth in Canberra here.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Federal Government

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia's official statistical organisation. The ABS assists and encourages informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service.

Australian Capital Territory Economic Indicators

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

List of the most recent key economic indicators for Canberra and the ACT. The information is regularly updated, with new data released either monthly, quarterly or annually.

Crime statistics

ACT Policing

Each quarter, ACT Policing issues crime statistics illustrating the offences reported or becoming known in suburbs across Canberra, to provide the community with a clear understanding of crime in their area.

Tourism research and statistics


Research is a core function of VisitCanberra and provides market, product and industry insights, to facilitate evidence based decision making. VisitCanberra presents fact sheets on domestic and international visitation to the ACT, the economic contribution of tourism to the ACT, domestic visitor night's forecasts, accommodation statistics and an explanation of data sources.

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