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Components of population change

The greatest population change for Wollongong City Council is forecast for the period from 2027 to 2031, which is expected to have a net increase of 15,525 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
Wollongong City CouncilForecast period
Component2017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 20362037 to 2041
Births12,65413,20413,85614,64115,354
Deaths10,1099,70310,11310,71711,319
Natural increase/decrease2,5453,5013,7433,9244,035
Net migration7,5978,83811,78311,4669,897
Change in persons in non-private dwellings664400000

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Forecast population change
Forecast population change 2041 forecast population change: 2,705 2040 forecast population change: 2,753 2039 forecast population change: 2,774 2038 forecast population change: 2,787 2037 forecast population change: 2,914 2036 forecast population change: 2,968 2035 forecast population change: 3,046 2034 forecast population change: 3,129 2033 forecast population change: 3,154 2032 forecast population change: 3,092 2031 forecast population change: 3,086 2030 forecast population change: 3,089 2029 forecast population change: 3,118 2028 forecast population change: 3,198 2027 forecast population change: 3,035 2026 forecast population change: 2,773 2025 forecast population change: 2,692 2024 forecast population change: 2,830 2023 forecast population change: 1,916 2022 forecast population change: 2,528 2021 forecast population change: 1,382 2020 forecast population change: 776 2019 forecast population change: 2,329 2018 forecast population change: 3,413 2017 forecast population change: 2,905
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Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease 2041 Natural increase: 813 2040 Natural increase: 811 2039 Natural increase: 809 2038 Natural increase: 806 2037 Natural increase: 796 2036 Natural increase: 796 2035 Natural increase: 791 2034 Natural increase: 786 2033 Natural increase: 779 2032 Natural increase: 772 2031 Natural increase: 768 2030 Natural increase: 760 2029 Natural increase: 752 2028 Natural increase: 737 2027 Natural increase: 726 2026 Natural increase: 719 2025 Natural increase: 713 2024 Natural increase: 704 2023 Natural increase: 692 2022 Natural increase: 673 2021 Natural increase: 649 2020 Natural increase: 603 2019 Natural increase: 532 2018 Natural increase: 409 2017 Natural increase: 352 2041 Total deaths: 2,308 2040 Total deaths: 2,285 2039 Total deaths: 2,262 2038 Total deaths: 2,241 2037 Total deaths: 2,222 2036 Total deaths: 2,195 2035 Total deaths: 2,170 2034 Total deaths: 2,142 2033 Total deaths: 2,117 2032 Total deaths: 2,092 2031 Total deaths: 2,066 2030 Total deaths: 2,042 2029 Total deaths: 2,020 2028 Total deaths: 2,001 2027 Total deaths: 1,984 2026 Total deaths: 1,966 2025 Total deaths: 1,949 2024 Total deaths: 1,932 2023 Total deaths: 1,931 2022 Total deaths: 1,925 2021 Total deaths: 1,936 2020 Total deaths: 1,967 2019 Total deaths: 2,009 2018 Total deaths: 2,094 2017 Total deaths: 2,103 2041 Total births: 3,121 2040 Total births: 3,096 2039 Total births: 3,071 2038 Total births: 3,046 2037 Total births: 3,019 2036 Total births: 2,991 2035 Total births: 2,960 2034 Total births: 2,929 2033 Total births: 2,896 2032 Total births: 2,865 2031 Total births: 2,834 2030 Total births: 2,803 2029 Total births: 2,771 2028 Total births: 2,739 2027 Total births: 2,710 2026 Total births: 2,684 2025 Total births: 2,662 2024 Total births: 2,637 2023 Total births: 2,622 2022 Total births: 2,598 2021 Total births: 2,585 2020 Total births: 2,570 2019 Total births: 2,541 2018 Total births: 2,502 2017 Total births: 2,455 2041 Natural increase: 813 2040 Natural increase: 811 2039 Natural increase: 809 2038 Natural increase: 806 2037 Natural increase: 796 2036 Natural increase: 796 2035 Natural increase: 791 2034 Natural increase: 786 2033 Natural increase: 779 2032 Natural increase: 772 2031 Natural increase: 768 2030 Natural increase: 760 2029 Natural increase: 752 2028 Natural increase: 737 2027 Natural increase: 726 2026 Natural increase: 719 2025 Natural increase: 713 2024 Natural increase: 704 2023 Natural increase: 692 2022 Natural increase: 673 2021 Natural increase: 649 2020 Natural increase: 603 2019 Natural increase: 532 2018 Natural increase: 409 2017 Natural increase: 352 2041 Total deaths: 2,308 2040 Total deaths: 2,285 2039 Total deaths: 2,262 2038 Total deaths: 2,241 2037 Total deaths: 2,222 2036 Total deaths: 2,195 2035 Total deaths: 2,170 2034 Total deaths: 2,142 2033 Total deaths: 2,117 2032 Total deaths: 2,092 2031 Total deaths: 2,066 2030 Total deaths: 2,042 2029 Total deaths: 2,020 2028 Total deaths: 2,001 2027 Total deaths: 1,984 2026 Total deaths: 1,966 2025 Total deaths: 1,949 2024 Total deaths: 1,932 2023 Total deaths: 1,931 2022 Total deaths: 1,925 2021 Total deaths: 1,936 2020 Total deaths: 1,967 2019 Total deaths: 2,009 2018 Total deaths: 2,094 2017 Total deaths: 2,103 2041 Total births: 3,121 2040 Total births: 3,096 2039 Total births: 3,071 2038 Total births: 3,046 2037 Total births: 3,019 2036 Total births: 2,991 2035 Total births: 2,960 2034 Total births: 2,929 2033 Total births: 2,896 2032 Total births: 2,865 2031 Total births: 2,834 2030 Total births: 2,803 2029 Total births: 2,771 2028 Total births: 2,739 2027 Total births: 2,710 2026 Total births: 2,684 2025 Total births: 2,662 2024 Total births: 2,637 2023 Total births: 2,622 2022 Total births: 2,598 2021 Total births: 2,585 2020 Total births: 2,570 2019 Total births: 2,541 2018 Total births: 2,502 2017 Total births: 2,455
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Forecast in, out and net migration
Forecast in, out and net migration 2041 Total net migration: 1,892 2040 Total net migration: 1,942 2039 Total net migration: 1,965 2038 Total net migration: 1,981 2037 Total net migration: 2,117 2036 Total net migration: 2,173 2035 Total net migration: 2,255 2034 Total net migration: 2,342 2033 Total net migration: 2,375 2032 Total net migration: 2,320 2031 Total net migration: 2,318 2030 Total net migration: 2,328 2029 Total net migration: 2,367 2028 Total net migration: 2,461 2027 Total net migration: 2,309 2026 Total net migration: 2,054 2025 Total net migration: 1,879 2024 Total net migration: 2,026 2023 Total net migration: 1,124 2022 Total net migration: 1,754 2021 Total net migration: 734 2020 Total net migration: 573 2019 Total net migration: 1,797 2018 Total net migration: 2,201 2017 Total net migration: 2,292 2041 Total out migration: 28,643 2040 Total out migration: 28,393 2039 Total out migration: 28,140 2038 Total out migration: 27,888 2037 Total out migration: 27,627 2036 Total out migration: 27,352 2035 Total out migration: 27,069 2034 Total out migration: 26,779 2033 Total out migration: 26,479 2032 Total out migration: 26,183 2031 Total out migration: 25,888 2030 Total out migration: 25,589 2029 Total out migration: 25,285 2028 Total out migration: 24,959 2027 Total out migration: 24,659 2026 Total out migration: 24,377 2025 Total out migration: 24,113 2024 Total out migration: 23,805 2023 Total out migration: 23,664 2022 Total out migration: 23,407 2021 Total out migration: 23,344 2020 Total out migration: 23,327 2019 Total out migration: 23,076 2018 Total out migration: 22,742 2017 Total out migration: 21,717 2041 Total in migration: 30,536 2040 Total in migration: 30,334 2039 Total in migration: 30,105 2038 Total in migration: 29,869 2037 Total in migration: 29,744 2036 Total in migration: 29,524 2035 Total in migration: 29,324 2034 Total in migration: 29,121 2033 Total in migration: 28,854 2032 Total in migration: 28,503 2031 Total in migration: 28,206 2030 Total in migration: 27,918 2029 Total in migration: 27,651 2028 Total in migration: 27,420 2027 Total in migration: 26,968 2026 Total in migration: 26,431 2025 Total in migration: 25,992 2024 Total in migration: 25,830 2023 Total in migration: 24,788 2022 Total in migration: 25,161 2021 Total in migration: 24,077 2020 Total in migration: 23,899 2019 Total in migration: 24,873 2018 Total in migration: 24,942 2017 Total in migration: 24,010 2041 Total net migration: 1,892 2040 Total net migration: 1,942 2039 Total net migration: 1,965 2038 Total net migration: 1,981 2037 Total net migration: 2,117 2036 Total net migration: 2,173 2035 Total net migration: 2,255 2034 Total net migration: 2,342 2033 Total net migration: 2,375 2032 Total net migration: 2,320 2031 Total net migration: 2,318 2030 Total net migration: 2,328 2029 Total net migration: 2,367 2028 Total net migration: 2,461 2027 Total net migration: 2,309 2026 Total net migration: 2,054 2025 Total net migration: 1,879 2024 Total net migration: 2,026 2023 Total net migration: 1,124 2022 Total net migration: 1,754 2021 Total net migration: 734 2020 Total net migration: 573 2019 Total net migration: 1,797 2018 Total net migration: 2,201 2017 Total net migration: 2,292 2041 Total out migration: 28,643 2040 Total out migration: 28,393 2039 Total out migration: 28,140 2038 Total out migration: 27,888 2037 Total out migration: 27,627 2036 Total out migration: 27,352 2035 Total out migration: 27,069 2034 Total out migration: 26,779 2033 Total out migration: 26,479 2032 Total out migration: 26,183 2031 Total out migration: 25,888 2030 Total out migration: 25,589 2029 Total out migration: 25,285 2028 Total out migration: 24,959 2027 Total out migration: 24,659 2026 Total out migration: 24,377 2025 Total out migration: 24,113 2024 Total out migration: 23,805 2023 Total out migration: 23,664 2022 Total out migration: 23,407 2021 Total out migration: 23,344 2020 Total out migration: 23,327 2019 Total out migration: 23,076 2018 Total out migration: 22,742 2017 Total out migration: 21,717 2041 Total in migration: 30,536 2040 Total in migration: 30,334 2039 Total in migration: 30,105 2038 Total in migration: 29,869 2037 Total in migration: 29,744 2036 Total in migration: 29,524 2035 Total in migration: 29,324 2034 Total in migration: 29,121 2033 Total in migration: 28,854 2032 Total in migration: 28,503 2031 Total in migration: 28,206 2030 Total in migration: 27,918 2029 Total in migration: 27,651 2028 Total in migration: 27,420 2027 Total in migration: 26,968 2026 Total in migration: 26,431 2025 Total in migration: 25,992 2024 Total in migration: 25,830 2023 Total in migration: 24,788 2022 Total in migration: 25,161 2021 Total in migration: 24,077 2020 Total in migration: 23,899 2019 Total in migration: 24,873 2018 Total in migration: 24,942 2017 Total in migration: 24,010
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