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 2018 is 231,351, 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.