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Welcome to Wellington City population forecasts

The Wellington City population forecast for 2016 is 205,645, and is forecast to grow to 246,874 by 2043.

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 2013 and 2043.

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 July 2016 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Wellington City. Forecasts are available for each year from 2013 to 2043.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2043 forecast population: 246,874 2042 forecast population: 245,372 2041 forecast population: 243,878 2040 forecast population: 242,464 2039 forecast population: 241,077 2038 forecast population: 239,722 2037 forecast population: 238,235 2036 forecast population: 236,958 2035 forecast population: 235,793 2034 forecast population: 234,633 2033 forecast population: 233,685 2032 forecast population: 232,613 2031 forecast population: 231,518 2030 forecast population: 230,428 2029 forecast population: 229,305 2028 forecast population: 228,218 2027 forecast population: 227,134 2026 forecast population: 226,100 2025 forecast population: 224,764 2024 forecast population: 223,145 2023 forecast population: 221,454 2022 forecast population: 219,263 2021 forecast population: 217,224 2020 forecast population: 215,040 2019 forecast population: 213,001 2018 forecast population: 210,971 2017 forecast population: 208,246 2016 forecast population: 205,645 2015 forecast population: 203,279 2014 forecast population: 200,341 2013 forecast population: 197,500
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id, July 2016.
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