City of SydneyPopulation forecast
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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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City of Sydney

Components of population change

The greatest population change for the City of Sydney is forecast for the period from 2017 to 2021, which is expected to have a net increase of 34,847 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
City of SydneyForecast period
Component2012 to 20162017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 2036
Births--14,37615,59116,76617,677
Deaths--5,1155,6636,4617,372
Natural increase/decrease--9,2619,92810,30510,304
Net migration--17,73018,07114,71911,559
Change in persons in non-private dwellings--7,8571,10000

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population change
Forecast population change 2036 forecast population change: 4,251 2035 forecast population change: 4,365 2034 forecast population change: 4,252 2033 forecast population change: 4,637 2032 forecast population change: 4,360 2031 forecast population change: 4,544 2030 forecast population change: 4,591 2029 forecast population change: 5,475 2028 forecast population change: 5,381 2027 forecast population change: 5,033 2026 forecast population change: 6,208 2025 forecast population change: 6,217 2024 forecast population change: 5,728 2023 forecast population change: 6,055 2022 forecast population change: 4,890 2021 forecast population change: 5,790 2020 forecast population change: 5,966 2019 forecast population change: 5,409 2018 forecast population change: 9,705 2017 forecast population change: 7,977
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease 2036 Natural increase: 2,055 2035 Natural increase: 2,058 2034 Natural increase: 2,061 2033 Natural increase: 2,063 2032 Natural increase: 2,067 2031 Natural increase: 2,071 2030 Natural increase: 2,073 2029 Natural increase: 2,064 2028 Natural increase: 2,055 2027 Natural increase: 2,043 2026 Natural increase: 2,024 2025 Natural increase: 2,005 2024 Natural increase: 1,989 2023 Natural increase: 1,965 2022 Natural increase: 1,945 2021 Natural increase: 1,916 2020 Natural increase: 1,897 2019 Natural increase: 1,874 2018 Natural increase: 1,827 2017 Natural increase: 1,746 2036 Total deaths: 1,551 2035 Total deaths: 1,513 2034 Total deaths: 1,475 2033 Total deaths: 1,434 2032 Total deaths: 1,399 2031 Total deaths: 1,363 2030 Total deaths: 1,327 2029 Total deaths: 1,290 2028 Total deaths: 1,255 2027 Total deaths: 1,226 2026 Total deaths: 1,190 2025 Total deaths: 1,157 2024 Total deaths: 1,128 2023 Total deaths: 1,105 2022 Total deaths: 1,083 2021 Total deaths: 1,060 2020 Total deaths: 1,035 2019 Total deaths: 1,020 2018 Total deaths: 1,005 2017 Total deaths: 995 2036 Total births: 3,607 2035 Total births: 3,571 2034 Total births: 3,536 2033 Total births: 3,497 2032 Total births: 3,466 2031 Total births: 3,433 2030 Total births: 3,400 2029 Total births: 3,354 2028 Total births: 3,310 2027 Total births: 3,269 2026 Total births: 3,214 2025 Total births: 3,162 2024 Total births: 3,117 2023 Total births: 3,070 2022 Total births: 3,028 2021 Total births: 2,976 2020 Total births: 2,933 2019 Total births: 2,894 2018 Total births: 2,832 2017 Total births: 2,741 2036 Natural increase: 2,055 2035 Natural increase: 2,058 2034 Natural increase: 2,061 2033 Natural increase: 2,063 2032 Natural increase: 2,067 2031 Natural increase: 2,071 2030 Natural increase: 2,073 2029 Natural increase: 2,064 2028 Natural increase: 2,055 2027 Natural increase: 2,043 2026 Natural increase: 2,024 2025 Natural increase: 2,005 2024 Natural increase: 1,989 2023 Natural increase: 1,965 2022 Natural increase: 1,945 2021 Natural increase: 1,916 2020 Natural increase: 1,897 2019 Natural increase: 1,874 2018 Natural increase: 1,827 2017 Natural increase: 1,746 2036 Total deaths: 1,551 2035 Total deaths: 1,513 2034 Total deaths: 1,475 2033 Total deaths: 1,434 2032 Total deaths: 1,399 2031 Total deaths: 1,363 2030 Total deaths: 1,327 2029 Total deaths: 1,290 2028 Total deaths: 1,255 2027 Total deaths: 1,226 2026 Total deaths: 1,190 2025 Total deaths: 1,157 2024 Total deaths: 1,128 2023 Total deaths: 1,105 2022 Total deaths: 1,083 2021 Total deaths: 1,060 2020 Total deaths: 1,035 2019 Total deaths: 1,020 2018 Total deaths: 1,005 2017 Total deaths: 995 2036 Total births: 3,607 2035 Total births: 3,571 2034 Total births: 3,536 2033 Total births: 3,497 2032 Total births: 3,466 2031 Total births: 3,433 2030 Total births: 3,400 2029 Total births: 3,354 2028 Total births: 3,310 2027 Total births: 3,269 2026 Total births: 3,214 2025 Total births: 3,162 2024 Total births: 3,117 2023 Total births: 3,070 2022 Total births: 3,028 2021 Total births: 2,976 2020 Total births: 2,933 2019 Total births: 2,894 2018 Total births: 2,832 2017 Total births: 2,741
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast in, out and net migration
Forecast in, out and net migration 2036 Total net migration: 2,195 2035 Total net migration: 2,307 2034 Total net migration: 2,190 2033 Total net migration: 2,574 2032 Total net migration: 2,292 2031 Total net migration: 2,473 2030 Total net migration: 2,518 2029 Total net migration: 3,412 2028 Total net migration: 3,326 2027 Total net migration: 2,990 2026 Total net migration: 4,184 2025 Total net migration: 4,212 2024 Total net migration: 3,739 2023 Total net migration: 3,540 2022 Total net migration: 2,395 2021 Total net migration: 3,323 2020 Total net migration: 3,002 2019 Total net migration: 2,072 2018 Total net migration: 4,092 2017 Total net migration: 5,240 2036 Total out migration: 31,997 2035 Total out migration: 31,623 2034 Total out migration: 31,266 2033 Total out migration: 30,862 2032 Total out migration: 30,480 2031 Total out migration: 30,073 2030 Total out migration: 29,655 2029 Total out migration: 29,129 2028 Total out migration: 28,607 2027 Total out migration: 28,113 2026 Total out migration: 27,487 2025 Total out migration: 26,859 2024 Total out migration: 26,290 2023 Total out migration: 25,743 2022 Total out migration: 25,343 2021 Total out migration: 24,815 2020 Total out migration: 24,337 2019 Total out migration: 23,990 2018 Total out migration: 23,441 2017 Total out migration: 22,717 2036 Total in migration: 34,192 2035 Total in migration: 33,930 2034 Total in migration: 33,457 2033 Total in migration: 33,436 2032 Total in migration: 32,772 2031 Total in migration: 32,546 2030 Total in migration: 32,173 2029 Total in migration: 32,541 2028 Total in migration: 31,933 2027 Total in migration: 31,103 2026 Total in migration: 31,671 2025 Total in migration: 31,071 2024 Total in migration: 30,029 2023 Total in migration: 29,284 2022 Total in migration: 27,738 2021 Total in migration: 28,138 2020 Total in migration: 27,339 2019 Total in migration: 26,062 2018 Total in migration: 27,533 2017 Total in migration: 27,957 2036 Total net migration: 2,195 2035 Total net migration: 2,307 2034 Total net migration: 2,190 2033 Total net migration: 2,574 2032 Total net migration: 2,292 2031 Total net migration: 2,473 2030 Total net migration: 2,518 2029 Total net migration: 3,412 2028 Total net migration: 3,326 2027 Total net migration: 2,990 2026 Total net migration: 4,184 2025 Total net migration: 4,212 2024 Total net migration: 3,739 2023 Total net migration: 3,540 2022 Total net migration: 2,395 2021 Total net migration: 3,323 2020 Total net migration: 3,002 2019 Total net migration: 2,072 2018 Total net migration: 4,092 2017 Total net migration: 5,240 2036 Total out migration: 31,997 2035 Total out migration: 31,623 2034 Total out migration: 31,266 2033 Total out migration: 30,862 2032 Total out migration: 30,480 2031 Total out migration: 30,073 2030 Total out migration: 29,655 2029 Total out migration: 29,129 2028 Total out migration: 28,607 2027 Total out migration: 28,113 2026 Total out migration: 27,487 2025 Total out migration: 26,859 2024 Total out migration: 26,290 2023 Total out migration: 25,743 2022 Total out migration: 25,343 2021 Total out migration: 24,815 2020 Total out migration: 24,337 2019 Total out migration: 23,990 2018 Total out migration: 23,441 2017 Total out migration: 22,717 2036 Total in migration: 34,192 2035 Total in migration: 33,930 2034 Total in migration: 33,457 2033 Total in migration: 33,436 2032 Total in migration: 32,772 2031 Total in migration: 32,546 2030 Total in migration: 32,173 2029 Total in migration: 32,541 2028 Total in migration: 31,933 2027 Total in migration: 31,103 2026 Total in migration: 31,671 2025 Total in migration: 31,071 2024 Total in migration: 30,029 2023 Total in migration: 29,284 2022 Total in migration: 27,738 2021 Total in migration: 28,138 2020 Total in migration: 27,339 2019 Total in migration: 26,062 2018 Total in migration: 27,533 2017 Total in migration: 27,957
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
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