National forecast

How will the population of Australia change over the next 25 years? What is driving this growth?

Our national forecast shares these assumptions and determines the overall level of growth that is shared between the regions of Australia listed below.

Western Australia


South Australia


Northern Territory

Other regions

Our population forecasts are available for every region of Australia. Read more about our Small Area Forecast information (SAFi) and contact us for a copy of forecasts for any region of Australia here.

We commenced publication of our analysis and assumptions in with the release of our forecasts for the Gold Coast Region in January 2021. 

We regularly review and update our forecasts, and analysis for regions in other states and territories will be published soon.

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