City of SydneyPopulation 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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City of Sydney

About the forecast areas

The 2018 population forecast for the City of Sydney is 241,894, and is forecast to grow to 335,045 by 2036.

The City of Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and covers approximately 26 square kilometres. The City comprises the central business district and includes a number of Sydney's most historic suburbs. The City is bounded by Port Jackson in the north, Woollahra Municipality and Randwick City in the east, the City of Botany Bay in the south and the Marrickville and Leichhardt Council areas in the west.

Forecast areas
City of Sydney