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Population of Wollongong

Last official estimated population of Wollongong City (as Local Government Area) was 213 132 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.86% of total Australian population and 2.679% of NSW population. Area of Wollongong is 684.00 km², in this year population density was 311.60 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.3%/yr), Wollongong population in 2020 would be 221 562. [0]


Wollongong historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Shellharbour
- Campbelltown (NSW)
- Camden
- Sutherland Shire
- Kiama
- Liverpool
- Georges River
- Canterbury-Bankstown

Wollongong on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Wollongong is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1996-2001] +0.52 %/Y
[2001-2002] +0.84 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.33 %/Y
[2003-2004] +0.09 %/Y
[2004-2005] +0.04 %/Y
[2005-2006] +0.10 %/Y
[2006-2007] +0.97 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.38 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.25 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.30 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.80 %/Y
[2011-2012] +0.48 %/Y
[2012-2013] +0.82 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.83 %/Y
[2014-2015] +0.92 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.00 %/Y
[2016-2017] +1.30 %/Y


Population pyramid for Wollongong (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

3 362 
85+
 1 991

2 927 
80-84
 2 292

3 696 
75-79
 3 098

4 540 
70-74
 4 250

5 204 
65-69
 4 969

6 036 
60-64
 5 587

6 766 
55-59
 6 607

6 711 
50-54
 6 577

6 902 
45-49
 6 734

6 860 
40-44
 6 684

6 603 
35-39
 6 525

6 987 
30-34
 6 815

7 334 
25-29
 8 081

8 243 
20-24
 9 064

6 549 
15-19
 6 774

5 918 
10-14
 6 451

6 564 
5-9
 6 678

6 250 
0-4
 6 503


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.