About the forecast areas
The 2019 population forecast for Wellington City is 213,847, and is forecast to grow to 249,997 by 2043.
Wellington City is the capital of New Zealand. Wellington City is located at the south-western tip of New Zealand's North Island. Wellington City is bounded by Porirua City in the north, Lower Hutt City in the north-east, Wellington Harbour in the south-east, Cook Strait in the south, and the Tasman Sea in the west.