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Tanami is located in Northern Territory and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Tanami is stated above. The population of Tanami is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Tanami had a population of 2,745 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Tanami has an area of 192,633.3 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of less than 1 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Tanami.

map of Tanami


Tanami is neighbour with 5 suburbs of Petermann - Simpson, Sandover - Plenty, Yuendumu - Anmatjere, Barkly, and Victoria River. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Yuendumu - Anmatjere 71,845.1 2,083
Petermann - Simpson 175,242.2 2,463
Victoria River 133,608.6 2,489
Barkly 303,171.9 2,539
Sandover - Plenty 129,516.5 4,035