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Welcome to the Cumberland Council area population forecasts

The Cumberland Council area population forecast for 2017 is 228,308, and is forecast to grow to 296,848 by 2036.

The Cumberland Council area 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 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 2016 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the Cumberland Council area. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 296,848 2035 forecast population: 294,609 2034 forecast population: 292,400 2033 forecast population: 290,197 2032 forecast population: 287,991 2031 forecast population: 285,676 2030 forecast population: 283,171 2029 forecast population: 280,565 2028 forecast population: 277,911 2027 forecast population: 275,282 2026 forecast population: 272,279 2025 forecast population: 269,070 2024 forecast population: 265,875 2023 forecast population: 262,232 2022 forecast population: 257,756 2021 forecast population: 252,990 2020 forecast population: 247,844 2019 forecast population: 241,940 2018 forecast population: 235,114 2017 forecast population: 228,308 2016 forecast population: 218,801 2015 forecast population: 214,309 2014 forecast population: 211,422 2013 forecast population: 209,435 2012 forecast population: 206,896 2011 forecast population: 203,197
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id, September 2016.

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