Berrigan ShirePopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Berrigan Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Berrigan Shire is forecast to grow from 4,334 in 2016 to 4,803 in 2031, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.22 to 2.22 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Berrigan Shire. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Berrigan ShireForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population8,5728,9559,2459,5459,818
Change in population (5yrs)--383289300273
Average annual change--0.88%0.64%0.64%0.56%
Households3,7813,9354,0664,1944,323
Average household size2.222.232.232.222.22
Population in non private dwellings160190190220220
Dwellings4,3344,5104,6584,8034,948
Dwelling occupancy rate87.2487.2587.2987.3287.37

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.22 2035 Average household size: 2.22 2034 Average household size: 2.22 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.22 2029 Average household size: 2.22 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.23 2022 Average household size: 2.23 2021 Average household size: 2.23 2020 Average household size: 2.23 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.23 2016 Average household size: 2.23 2036 Average household size: 2.22 2035 Average household size: 2.22 2034 Average household size: 2.22 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.22 2029 Average household size: 2.22 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.23 2022 Average household size: 2.23 2021 Average household size: 2.23 2020 Average household size: 2.23 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.23 2036 Households: 4,323 2035 Households: 4,297 2034 Households: 4,271 2033 Households: 4,246 2032 Households: 4,220 2031 Households: 4,194 2030 Households: 4,169 2029 Households: 4,143 2028 Households: 4,118 2027 Households: 4,092 2026 Households: 4,066 2025 Households: 4,041 2024 Households: 4,015 2023 Households: 3,989 2022 Households: 3,963 2021 Households: 3,935 2020 Households: 3,907 2019 Households: 3,878 2018 Households: 3,847 2017 Households: 3,814 2016 Households: 3,780 2036 Total population: 9,818 2035 Total population: 9,761 2034 Total population: 9,704 2033 Total population: 9,651 2032 Total population: 9,596 2031 Total population: 9,545 2030 Total population: 9,459 2029 Total population: 9,404 2028 Total population: 9,355 2027 Total population: 9,302 2026 Total population: 9,245 2025 Total population: 9,187 2024 Total population: 9,129 2023 Total population: 9,078 2022 Total population: 9,015 2021 Total population: 8,955 2020 Total population: 8,863 2019 Total population: 8,809 2018 Total population: 8,748 2017 Total population: 8,669 2016 Total population: 8,572
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Berrigan Shire was estimated to be 8,572 people. It is expected to increase by over 970 people to 9,545 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.08%. This is based on an increase of over 410 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.22 to 2.22 by 2031.

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