Wollongong City 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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Wollongong City

About the forecast areas

The 2018 population forecast for Wollongong City is 216,375, and is forecast to grow to 254,805 by 2036.

Wollongong City is located in the Illawarra Region of New South Wales, about 80 kilometres south of Sydney. Wollongong City is bounded by Sutherland Shire in the north, the Tasman Sea in the east, Lake Illawarra and Shellharbour City in the south and Wingecarribee Shire, Wollondilly Shire and Campbelltown City in the west.

Forecast areas
Wollongong City