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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 Perth population forecasts

The City of Perth population forecast for 2017 is 27,754, and is forecast to grow to 40,903 by 2036.

The City of Perth 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 Perth. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 40,903 2035 forecast population: 40,416 2034 forecast population: 39,950 2033 forecast population: 39,475 2032 forecast population: 39,025 2031 forecast population: 38,552 2030 forecast population: 38,126 2029 forecast population: 37,626 2028 forecast population: 37,125 2027 forecast population: 36,672 2026 forecast population: 36,233 2025 forecast population: 35,728 2024 forecast population: 34,930 2023 forecast population: 34,122 2022 forecast population: 33,267 2021 forecast population: 32,439 2020 forecast population: 31,654 2019 forecast population: 30,092 2018 forecast population: 28,326 2017 forecast population: 27,754 2016 forecast population: 26,902
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, September 2017.
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