Blue Mountains City CouncilPopulation 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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Blue Mountains City

Components of population change

The greatest population change for Blue Mountains City is forecast for the period from 2032 to 2036, which is expected to have a net increase of 1,613 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
Blue Mountains CityForecast period
Component2012 to 20162017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 2036
Births--4,1944,0373,9653,982
Deaths--3,3193,7224,1474,592
Natural increase/decrease--875315-182-610
Net migration---2122211,2042,093
Change in persons in non-private dwellings--12460120130

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

Forecast population change
Forecast population change 2036 forecast population change: 305 2035 forecast population change: 383 2034 forecast population change: 336 2033 forecast population change: 275 2032 forecast population change: 314 2031 forecast population change: 233 2030 forecast population change: 261 2029 forecast population change: 232 2028 forecast population change: 213 2027 forecast population change: 204 2026 forecast population change: 149 2025 forecast population change: 217 2024 forecast population change: 88 2023 forecast population change: 89 2022 forecast population change: 53 2021 forecast population change: 114 2020 forecast population change: 162 2019 forecast population change: 71 2018 forecast population change: 121 2017 forecast population change: 319
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease 2036 Natural increase: -149 2035 Natural increase: -139 2034 Natural increase: -126 2033 Natural increase: -107 2032 Natural increase: -90 2031 Natural increase: -72 2030 Natural increase: -55 2029 Natural increase: -36 2028 Natural increase: -17 2027 Natural increase: -1 2026 Natural increase: 19 2025 Natural increase: 39 2024 Natural increase: 66 2023 Natural increase: 85 2022 Natural increase: 107 2021 Natural increase: 131 2020 Natural increase: 155 2019 Natural increase: 179 2018 Natural increase: 196 2017 Natural increase: 214 2036 Total deaths: 950 2035 Total deaths: 938 2034 Total deaths: 921 2033 Total deaths: 901 2032 Total deaths: 882 2031 Total deaths: 864 2030 Total deaths: 846 2029 Total deaths: 829 2028 Total deaths: 811 2027 Total deaths: 797 2026 Total deaths: 780 2025 Total deaths: 763 2024 Total deaths: 741 2023 Total deaths: 727 2022 Total deaths: 711 2021 Total deaths: 692 2020 Total deaths: 675 2019 Total deaths: 660 2018 Total deaths: 652 2017 Total deaths: 640 2036 Total births: 802 2035 Total births: 799 2034 Total births: 796 2033 Total births: 794 2032 Total births: 792 2031 Total births: 792 2030 Total births: 792 2029 Total births: 793 2028 Total births: 793 2027 Total births: 796 2026 Total births: 799 2025 Total births: 802 2024 Total births: 807 2023 Total births: 812 2022 Total births: 818 2021 Total births: 823 2020 Total births: 830 2019 Total births: 839 2018 Total births: 848 2017 Total births: 854 2036 Natural increase: -149 2035 Natural increase: -139 2034 Natural increase: -126 2033 Natural increase: -107 2032 Natural increase: -90 2031 Natural increase: -72 2030 Natural increase: -55 2029 Natural increase: -36 2028 Natural increase: -17 2027 Natural increase: -1 2026 Natural increase: 19 2025 Natural increase: 39 2024 Natural increase: 66 2023 Natural increase: 85 2022 Natural increase: 107 2021 Natural increase: 131 2020 Natural increase: 155 2019 Natural increase: 179 2018 Natural increase: 196 2017 Natural increase: 214 2036 Total deaths: 950 2035 Total deaths: 938 2034 Total deaths: 921 2033 Total deaths: 901 2032 Total deaths: 882 2031 Total deaths: 864 2030 Total deaths: 846 2029 Total deaths: 829 2028 Total deaths: 811 2027 Total deaths: 797 2026 Total deaths: 780 2025 Total deaths: 763 2024 Total deaths: 741 2023 Total deaths: 727 2022 Total deaths: 711 2021 Total deaths: 692 2020 Total deaths: 675 2019 Total deaths: 660 2018 Total deaths: 652 2017 Total deaths: 640 2036 Total births: 802 2035 Total births: 799 2034 Total births: 796 2033 Total births: 794 2032 Total births: 792 2031 Total births: 792 2030 Total births: 792 2029 Total births: 793 2028 Total births: 793 2027 Total births: 796 2026 Total births: 799 2025 Total births: 802 2024 Total births: 807 2023 Total births: 812 2022 Total births: 818 2021 Total births: 823 2020 Total births: 830 2019 Total births: 839 2018 Total births: 848 2017 Total births: 854
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast in, out and net migration
Forecast in, out and net migration 2036 Total net migration: 454 2035 Total net migration: 472 2034 Total net migration: 432 2033 Total net migration: 382 2032 Total net migration: 353 2031 Total net migration: 306 2030 Total net migration: 275 2029 Total net migration: 238 2028 Total net migration: 230 2027 Total net migration: 155 2026 Total net migration: 130 2025 Total net migration: 118 2024 Total net migration: 22 2023 Total net migration: 4 2022 Total net migration: -53 2021 Total net migration: -17 2020 Total net migration: -93 2019 Total net migration: -132 2018 Total net migration: -75 2017 Total net migration: 104 2036 Total out migration: 6,014 2035 Total out migration: 5,989 2034 Total out migration: 5,967 2033 Total out migration: 5,947 2032 Total out migration: 5,927 2031 Total out migration: 5,910 2030 Total out migration: 5,897 2029 Total out migration: 5,886 2028 Total out migration: 5,874 2027 Total out migration: 5,870 2026 Total out migration: 5,870 2025 Total out migration: 5,875 2024 Total out migration: 5,887 2023 Total out migration: 5,898 2022 Total out migration: 5,914 2021 Total out migration: 5,926 2020 Total out migration: 5,942 2019 Total out migration: 5,968 2018 Total out migration: 5,985 2017 Total out migration: 5,990 2036 Total in migration: 6,468 2035 Total in migration: 6,460 2034 Total in migration: 6,399 2033 Total in migration: 6,330 2032 Total in migration: 6,280 2031 Total in migration: 6,216 2030 Total in migration: 6,172 2029 Total in migration: 6,125 2028 Total in migration: 6,104 2027 Total in migration: 6,025 2026 Total in migration: 6,000 2025 Total in migration: 5,992 2024 Total in migration: 5,909 2023 Total in migration: 5,903 2022 Total in migration: 5,861 2021 Total in migration: 5,910 2020 Total in migration: 5,849 2019 Total in migration: 5,835 2018 Total in migration: 5,910 2017 Total in migration: 6,094 2036 Total net migration: 454 2035 Total net migration: 472 2034 Total net migration: 432 2033 Total net migration: 382 2032 Total net migration: 353 2031 Total net migration: 306 2030 Total net migration: 275 2029 Total net migration: 238 2028 Total net migration: 230 2027 Total net migration: 155 2026 Total net migration: 130 2025 Total net migration: 118 2024 Total net migration: 22 2023 Total net migration: 4 2022 Total net migration: -53 2021 Total net migration: -17 2020 Total net migration: -93 2019 Total net migration: -132 2018 Total net migration: -75 2017 Total net migration: 104 2036 Total out migration: 6,014 2035 Total out migration: 5,989 2034 Total out migration: 5,967 2033 Total out migration: 5,947 2032 Total out migration: 5,927 2031 Total out migration: 5,910 2030 Total out migration: 5,897 2029 Total out migration: 5,886 2028 Total out migration: 5,874 2027 Total out migration: 5,870 2026 Total out migration: 5,870 2025 Total out migration: 5,875 2024 Total out migration: 5,887 2023 Total out migration: 5,898 2022 Total out migration: 5,914 2021 Total out migration: 5,926 2020 Total out migration: 5,942 2019 Total out migration: 5,968 2018 Total out migration: 5,985 2017 Total out migration: 5,990 2036 Total in migration: 6,468 2035 Total in migration: 6,460 2034 Total in migration: 6,399 2033 Total in migration: 6,330 2032 Total in migration: 6,280 2031 Total in migration: 6,216 2030 Total in migration: 6,172 2029 Total in migration: 6,125 2028 Total in migration: 6,104 2027 Total in migration: 6,025 2026 Total in migration: 6,000 2025 Total in migration: 5,992 2024 Total in migration: 5,909 2023 Total in migration: 5,903 2022 Total in migration: 5,861 2021 Total in migration: 5,910 2020 Total in migration: 5,849 2019 Total in migration: 5,835 2018 Total in migration: 5,910 2017 Total in migration: 6,094
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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