Welcome to Wollongong City Community Profile

The Wollongong City Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 205,231, with a population density of 2.87 persons per hectare.

Wollongong City is located in the Illawarra Region of New South Wales, about 80 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD.

The Wollongong City Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Important

Statistics

Population

205,231

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

71,544

hectares (715 Km2)

Population density

2.87

persons per hectare

Profile areas
Wollongong City
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