City of AdelaidePopulation forecast

This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Welcome to the City of Adelaide population forecasts

The City of Adelaide population forecast for 2017 is 24,063, and is forecast to grow to 37,721 by 2036.

The City of Adelaide population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2016 and 2036.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in September 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Adelaide. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 37,721 2035 forecast population: 37,104 2034 forecast population: 36,493 2033 forecast population: 35,878 2032 forecast population: 35,266 2031 forecast population: 34,678 2030 forecast population: 34,085 2029 forecast population: 33,500 2028 forecast population: 32,910 2027 forecast population: 32,278 2026 forecast population: 31,644 2025 forecast population: 31,021 2024 forecast population: 30,339 2023 forecast population: 29,500 2022 forecast population: 28,814 2021 forecast population: 28,013 2020 forecast population: 27,293 2019 forecast population: 26,334 2018 forecast population: 25,452 2017 forecast population: 24,063 2016 forecast population: 23,396
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, September 2017.

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