Canberra Region Joint Organisation areaPopulation forecast
census-message-logo

This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

Skip to content

Welcome to the Canberra Region Joint Organisation population forecasts

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation population forecast for 2018 is 228,141, and is forecast to grow to 276,493 by 2036.

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation 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 December 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the Canberra Region Joint Organisation. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast areas
Canberra Region Joint Organisation
Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 276,493 2035 forecast population: 272,856 2034 forecast population: 269,196 2033 forecast population: 265,479 2032 forecast population: 261,888 2031 forecast population: 258,754 2030 forecast population: 256,026 2029 forecast population: 253,410 2028 forecast population: 250,903 2027 forecast population: 248,565 2026 forecast population: 246,144 2025 forecast population: 243,837 2024 forecast population: 241,530 2023 forecast population: 239,201 2022 forecast population: 236,867 2021 forecast population: 234,557 2020 forecast population: 232,320 2019 forecast population: 230,103 2018 forecast population: 228,141 2017 forecast population: 226,055 2016 forecast population: 224,110
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, December 2017.
v18.07.11-1.0.0