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Welcome to the City of Sydney population forecasts

The City of Sydney population forecast for 2019 is 249,676, and is forecast to grow to 354,255 by 2041.

The City of Sydney 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 2041.

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 February 2019 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Sydney. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2041.

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Forecast population
Forecast population 2041 forecast population: 354,255 2040 forecast population: 351,375 2039 forecast population: 348,487 2038 forecast population: 345,533 2037 forecast population: 342,553 2036 forecast population: 339,498 2035 forecast population: 336,370 2034 forecast population: 332,798 2033 forecast population: 329,480 2032 forecast population: 325,992 2031 forecast population: 322,514 2030 forecast population: 318,827 2029 forecast population: 314,773 2028 forecast population: 309,992 2027 forecast population: 305,287 2026 forecast population: 299,879 2025 forecast population: 294,624 2024 forecast population: 288,567 2023 forecast population: 282,477 2022 forecast population: 275,370 2021 forecast population: 267,014 2020 forecast population: 259,273 2019 forecast population: 249,676 2018 forecast population: 240,960 2017 forecast population: 233,067 2016 forecast population: 224,211
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id, February 2019.
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