Welcome to Wellington City population forecasts

The Wellington City population forecast for 2014 is 203,607, and is forecast to grow to 230,615 by 2031.

The Wellington City 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 2011 and 2031.

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 September 2011 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Wellington City. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2031.

Important

Statistics

Population 2014

203,607

Population 2031

230,615

Change 2014-31

13.26%

Forecast areas
Wellington City
Forecast population
Forecast population 2031 forecast population: 230,615 2030 forecast population: 229,009 2029 forecast population: 227,340 2028 forecast population: 225,812 2027 forecast population: 224,285 2026 forecast population: 222,731 2025 forecast population: 221,169 2024 forecast population: 219,544 2023 forecast population: 218,026 2022 forecast population: 216,478 2021 forecast population: 214,912 2020 forecast population: 213,314 2019 forecast population: 211,650 2018 forecast population: 210,010 2017 forecast population: 208,416 2016 forecast population: 206,880 2015 forecast population: 205,345 2014 forecast population: 203,607 2013 forecast population: 201,891 2012 forecast population: 200,212 2011 forecast population: 198,746
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id, September 2011.
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This population forecast is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre