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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

Wellington City

Components of population change

The greatest population change for Wellington City is forecast for the period from 2014 to 2018, which is expected to have a net increase of 13,641 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
Wellington CityForecast period
Component2014 to 20182019 to 20232024 to 20282029 to 20332034 to 20382039 to 2043
Births11,86912,19112,47512,62012,84213,290
Deaths4,5285,2475,8776,5787,3217,997
Net migration5,5382,964980-1,3058272,640
Natural increase/decrease7,3416,9436,5976,0425,5215,292
Change in persons in non-private dwellings763371305245282105
Total population change13,64110,2797,8834,9826,6308,038
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

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