Last official estimated population of **Wollongong** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **298 431** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 1.20% of total Australian population.
Area of Wollongong is 572.32 km², in this year population density was **521.44** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+1.24%/yr), Wollongong population in 2023 would be 321 280.
[0]

↳ nearby SUA areas:

- Bowral - Mittagong

- Nowra - Bomaderry

- Sydney

- St Georges Basin - Sanctuary Point

- Ulladulla

- Goulburn

- Bowral - Mittagong

- Nowra - Bomaderry

- Sydney

- St Georges Basin - Sanctuary Point

- Ulladulla

- Goulburn

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

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

[2001-2002] **+0.94** %/Y

[2002-2003] **-0.35** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+0.22** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+0.18** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+0.19** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+0.97** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+1.42** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+1.28** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+1.29** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+0.85** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+0.60** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+0.93** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+0.99** %/Y

[2014-2015] **+0.98** %/Y

[2015-2016] **+1.06** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+1.24** %/Y

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA 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.