Wollongong City Council
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 Council||Forecast period|
|Component||2017 to 2021||2022 to 2026||2027 to 2031||2032 to 2036||2037 to 2041|
|Change in persons in non-private dwellings||664||400||0||0||0|
|Total population change||10,806||12,739||15,526||15,390||13,932|