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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About the forecast areas

The 2018 population forecast for Wollongong is 21,297, and is forecast to grow to 25,409 by 2036.

Wollongong is bounded by Bourke Street in the north, the Tasman Sea in the east, the suburb of Port Kembla, Springhill Road, Bridge Street, Tate Street, Miller Street, Auburn Street, Union Street, McKenzie Avenue, Gregory Street and Norman Street in the south, and Mangerton Road, the Princes Highway, Urunga Parade, Hillcrest Street, Throsby Drive, the railway line and Hay Street in the west.