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Welcome to Fairfield City population forecasts

The Fairfield City population forecast for 2015 is 198,798, and is forecast to grow to 216,508 by 2031.

The Fairfield 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 September 2012 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Fairfield City. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2031.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2031 forecast population: 216,508 2030 forecast population: 215,636 2029 forecast population: 214,803 2028 forecast population: 213,977 2027 forecast population: 213,191 2026 forecast population: 212,305 2025 forecast population: 211,343 2024 forecast population: 210,318 2023 forecast population: 209,227 2022 forecast population: 207,935 2021 forecast population: 206,526 2020 forecast population: 205,109 2019 forecast population: 203,766 2018 forecast population: 202,437 2017 forecast population: 201,166 2016 forecast population: 199,992 2015 forecast population: 198,798 2014 forecast population: 197,832 2013 forecast population: 197,075 2012 forecast population: 196,640 2011 forecast population: 196,654
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id, September 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