Welcome to Coffs Harbour City population forecasts

The Coffs Harbour City population forecast for 2014 is 72,431, and is forecast to grow to 94,896 by 2031.

The Coffs Harbour City 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 2011 and 2031.

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 May 2012 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Coffs Harbour City. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2031.



Population 2014


Population 2031


Change 2014-31


Forecast areas
Coffs Harbour City
Forecast population
Forecast population 2031 forecast population: 94,895 2030 forecast population: 93,601 2029 forecast population: 92,284 2028 forecast population: 90,949 2027 forecast population: 89,585 2026 forecast population: 88,192 2025 forecast population: 86,812 2024 forecast population: 85,472 2023 forecast population: 84,057 2022 forecast population: 82,507 2021 forecast population: 80,960 2020 forecast population: 79,489 2019 forecast population: 78,069 2018 forecast population: 76,731 2017 forecast population: 75,534 2016 forecast population: 74,284 2015 forecast population: 73,237 2014 forecast population: 72,431 2013 forecast population: 71,833 2012 forecast population: 71,336 2011 forecast population: 70,933
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id, May 2012.

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This population forecast is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre