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Welcome to the City of Perth population forecasts

The City of Perth population forecast for 2017 is 27,173, and is forecast to grow to 39,664 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 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 June 2016 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Perth. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 39,664 2035 forecast population: 39,179 2034 forecast population: 38,666 2033 forecast population: 38,187 2032 forecast population: 37,689 2031 forecast population: 37,215 2030 forecast population: 36,726 2029 forecast population: 36,236 2028 forecast population: 35,706 2027 forecast population: 35,279 2026 forecast population: 34,807 2025 forecast population: 34,399 2024 forecast population: 33,694 2023 forecast population: 33,107 2022 forecast population: 32,296 2021 forecast population: 31,510 2020 forecast population: 30,687 2019 forecast population: 29,612 2018 forecast population: 28,495 2017 forecast population: 27,173 2016 forecast population: 26,268 2015 forecast population: 25,294 2014 forecast population: 24,362 2013 forecast population: 23,460 2012 forecast population: 22,115 2011 forecast population: 21,353
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id, June 2016.
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