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Watson is located in Australian Capital Territory and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Watson is stated above. The population of Watson is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Watson had a population of 5,865 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Watson has an area of 3.7 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 1,596 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Watson.

map of Watson


Watson is neighbour with 4 suburbs of Dickson, Downer, Hackett, and Lyneham. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Dickson 1.6 2,148
Hackett 1.9 2,996
Downer 1.6 3,660
Lyneham 5.5 5,114