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Population of Wollongong

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 2020 would be 309 645. [0]


Wollongong historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Australian population

↳ nearby SUA areas:
- Bowral - Mittagong
- Nowra - Bomaderry
- Sydney
- St Georges Basin - Sanctuary Point
- Ulladulla
- Goulburn

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 %:

[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


Sources, more info:

[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.

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