Shoalhaven City CouncilPopulation forecast

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 Shoalhaven City population forecasts

The Shoalhaven City population forecast for 2017 is 102,350, and is forecast to grow to 123,168 by 2036.

The Shoalhaven 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 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 October 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Shoalhaven City. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 123,168 2035 forecast population: 122,055 2034 forecast population: 120,912 2033 forecast population: 119,742 2032 forecast population: 118,564 2031 forecast population: 117,392 2030 forecast population: 116,207 2029 forecast population: 115,059 2028 forecast population: 113,897 2027 forecast population: 112,766 2026 forecast population: 111,645 2025 forecast population: 110,654 2024 forecast population: 109,620 2023 forecast population: 108,593 2022 forecast population: 107,486 2021 forecast population: 106,297 2020 forecast population: 105,235 2019 forecast population: 104,196 2018 forecast population: 103,201 2017 forecast population: 102,350 2016 forecast population: 101,779
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, October 2017.

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