Australian map population density

Australian map population density

Compare Australian population density map with Mercator or Anamorphic Projection type by federal states (Territory– Administration Level 1). The data source is from the Annual Report 2014 (ABS – Australian Bureau of Statistics).

The map on the left shows the classic Australian map with states in Mercator projection-types, calculated by the area per population density and as a “heat map”. On the right: The anamorphic map of AUS with states. The color ramp (“heat map”) moves from (green = min, red = max values per population).

Australian map population density, AUS Territory, ERP, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland

Compare – AUS Map by Population density (sqm) and Territory


The total population in AUS: 23,135,281 (est. 2014).


Australian map population density – Table / Source

Maps4Office clients can use following table to create this Heatmap (only Mercator projection)  for the simple PowerPoint Maps:

state capital population 2014 (estimate)
New South Wales Sydney 7,410,399
Victoria Melbourne 5,739,341
Queensland Brisbane 4,656,803
South Australia Adelaide 1,670,827
Western Australia Perth 2,519,321
Tasmania Hobart 513,159
Northern Territory Darwin 240,759
Australia Capital Territory Canberra 381,488
Other Territories 3,184
total 23,135,281