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Forrest is located in Australian Capital Territory and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Forrest is stated above. The population of Forrest is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Forrest had a population of 1,609 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Forrest has an area of 1.6 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 1,012 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Forrest.

map of Forrest


Forrest is neighbour with 3 suburbs of Deakin, Griffith (ACT), and Red Hill (ACT). The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Deakin 3.6 2,874
Red Hill (ACT) 4.9 3,169
Griffith (ACT) 2.8 4,576