Sutherland Shire 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 Sutherland Shire population forecasts

The Sutherland Shire population forecast for 2017 is 228,246, and is forecast to grow to 266,020 by 2036.

The Sutherland Shire 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 Sutherland Shire. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 266,020 2035 forecast population: 264,131 2034 forecast population: 262,393 2033 forecast population: 260,735 2032 forecast population: 259,065 2031 forecast population: 257,408 2030 forecast population: 255,452 2029 forecast population: 253,841 2028 forecast population: 252,366 2027 forecast population: 250,880 2026 forecast population: 249,590 2025 forecast population: 247,990 2024 forecast population: 246,581 2023 forecast population: 244,838 2022 forecast population: 242,811 2021 forecast population: 240,514 2020 forecast population: 237,498 2019 forecast population: 234,449 2018 forecast population: 231,351 2017 forecast population: 228,246 2016 forecast population: 226,041
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, October 2017.

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