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Welcome to the City of Whitehorse population forecasts

The City of Whitehorse population forecast for 2016 is 167,600, and is forecast to grow to 186,365 by 2036.

The City of Whitehorse 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 January 2014 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Whitehorse. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 186,365 2035 forecast population: 185,462 2034 forecast population: 184,563 2033 forecast population: 183,667 2032 forecast population: 182,799 2031 forecast population: 181,947 2030 forecast population: 181,115 2029 forecast population: 180,214 2028 forecast population: 179,429 2027 forecast population: 178,626 2026 forecast population: 177,802 2025 forecast population: 176,890 2024 forecast population: 175,915 2023 forecast population: 175,095 2022 forecast population: 174,218 2021 forecast population: 173,384 2020 forecast population: 172,534 2019 forecast population: 171,420 2018 forecast population: 170,122 2017 forecast population: 168,948 2016 forecast population: 167,600 2015 forecast population: 166,258 2014 forecast population: 164,766 2013 forecast population: 162,000 2012 forecast population: 159,918 2011 forecast population: 157,740
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id, January 2014.
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This population forecast is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre
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