Colac Otway ShirePopulation forecast
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Colac Otway Shire

Dwellings and development map

Between 2011 and 2036, Great Ocean Road - Otways is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in Colac Otway Shire.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across Colac Otway Shire is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development
Colac Otway Shire20112036Change between 2011 and 2036
Colac Otway Shire11,345100.013,790100.0+2,445+21.6
Colac - Central1,81116.01,94514.1+134+7.4
Colac - East1,20310.61,46110.6+258+21.4
Colac - West1,30511.51,75312.7+448+34.3
Great Ocean Road - Otways3,05326.93,79827.5+745+24.4
Rural North1,48413.11,65412.0+170+11.5
Rural South1,51313.31,66012.0+147+9.7

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2014.