City of South PerthPopulation 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 the City of South Perth population forecasts

The City of South Perth population forecast for 2017 is 44,826, and is forecast to grow to 67,743 by 2041.

The City of South 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 2041.

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 South Perth. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2041.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2041 forecast population: 67,743 2040 forecast population: 66,657 2039 forecast population: 65,573 2038 forecast population: 64,523 2037 forecast population: 63,497 2036 forecast population: 62,492 2035 forecast population: 61,411 2034 forecast population: 60,171 2033 forecast population: 59,052 2032 forecast population: 57,940 2031 forecast population: 56,879 2030 forecast population: 55,823 2029 forecast population: 54,650 2028 forecast population: 53,648 2027 forecast population: 52,719 2026 forecast population: 51,803 2025 forecast population: 50,987 2024 forecast population: 50,142 2023 forecast population: 49,555 2022 forecast population: 49,042 2021 forecast population: 48,552 2020 forecast population: 47,915 2019 forecast population: 46,984 2018 forecast population: 45,628 2017 forecast population: 44,825 2016 forecast population: 44,100
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id, September 2017.

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