Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Corangamite Shire is forecast to grow from 7,698 in 2011 to 8,229 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.46 to 2.31 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Corangamite Shire. The period 2011 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|
|Corangamite Shire||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||-181||42||98||72||37|
|Average annual change||--||-0.22%||0.05%||0.12%||0.09%||0.04%|
|Average household size||2.46||2.40||2.35||2.31||2.28||2.24|
|Population in non private dwellings||287||287||307||334||364||379|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||85.78||85.44||85.09||84.81||84.37||84.01|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, December 2015.
In 2011, the total population of Corangamite Shire was estimated to be 16,526 people. It is expected to decrease by over 40 people to 16,485 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of -0.02%. This is based on an increase of over 370 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.46 to 2.31 by 2026.