The 2015 estimated resident population (ERP) of the Shire of Capel is 17,316, an increase of 365 persons over the 2014 ERP of 16,951.
The population of the Geographe Bay/Capes region is now over 100,000 as indicated in the Table below and the Greater Bunbury Region (City of Bunbury and Shires of Capel, Dardanup and Harvey) is 93,304.
Estimated Resident Population – Bay/Capes region
AAGR – average annual growth rate
LGA – local government area
p – preliminary
Source: 3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics, 31 March 2016.