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Cape York is located in Queensland and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Cape York is stated above. The population of Cape York is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Cape York had a population of 7,516 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Cape York has an area of 112,960.7 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 Cape York.

map of Cape York


Cape York is neighbour with 8 suburbs of Daintree, Aurukun, Kowanyama - Pormpuraaw, Northern Peninsula, Tablelands, Torres, Weipa, and Carpentaria. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Aurukun 7,424.0 1,275
Kowanyama - Pormpuraaw 6,950.7 1,698
Northern Peninsula 1,052.1 2,796
Torres 883.7 3,612
Weipa 16.2 3,903
Carpentaria 114,445.8 4,828
Tablelands 52,403.0 5,981
Daintree 2,231.2 6,350