East Gippsland ShirePopulation forecast
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East Gippsland Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in East Gippsland Shire is forecast to grow from 22,723 in 2011 to 26,792 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.29 to 2.22 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in East Gippsland 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
East Gippsland ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population42,82444,63346,90249,13451,43553,829
Change in population (5yrs)--1,8082,2692,2322,3012,394
Average annual change--0.83%1.00%0.93%0.92%0.91%
Households18,40819,46420,61221,75822,92024,069
Average household size2.292.262.242.222.212.20
Population in non private dwellings594643761793852943
Dwellings22,72324,01425,39826,79228,21429,632
Dwelling occupancy rate81.0181.0581.1681.2181.2481.23

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2016.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.20 2035 Average household size: 2.20 2034 Average household size: 2.20 2033 Average household size: 2.20 2032 Average household size: 2.20 2031 Average household size: 2.21 2030 Average household size: 2.21 2029 Average household size: 2.21 2028 Average household size: 2.22 2027 Average household size: 2.22 2026 Average household size: 2.22 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.23 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.24 2019 Average household size: 2.25 2018 Average household size: 2.25 2017 Average household size: 2.26 2016 Average household size: 2.26 2015 Average household size: 2.27 2014 Average household size: 2.27 2013 Average household size: 2.28 2012 Average household size: 2.29 2011 Average household size: 2.29 2036 Average household size: 2.20 2035 Average household size: 2.20 2034 Average household size: 2.20 2033 Average household size: 2.20 2032 Average household size: 2.20 2031 Average household size: 2.21 2030 Average household size: 2.21 2029 Average household size: 2.21 2028 Average household size: 2.22 2027 Average household size: 2.22 2026 Average household size: 2.22 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.23 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.24 2019 Average household size: 2.25 2018 Average household size: 2.25 2017 Average household size: 2.26 2016 Average household size: 2.26 2015 Average household size: 2.27 2014 Average household size: 2.27 2013 Average household size: 2.28 2012 Average household size: 2.29 2036 Households: 24,071 2035 Households: 23,845 2034 Households: 23,618 2033 Households: 23,384 2032 Households: 23,148 2031 Households: 22,918 2030 Households: 22,682 2029 Households: 22,447 2028 Households: 22,215 2027 Households: 21,985 2026 Households: 21,758 2025 Households: 21,528 2024 Households: 21,298 2023 Households: 21,069 2022 Households: 20,840 2021 Households: 20,611 2020 Households: 20,382 2019 Households: 20,152 2018 Households: 19,920 2017 Households: 19,686 2016 Households: 19,462 2015 Households: 19,228 2014 Households: 19,011 2013 Households: 18,794 2012 Households: 18,590 2011 Households: 18,407 2036 Total population: 53,829 2035 Total population: 53,373 2034 Total population: 52,916 2033 Total population: 52,432 2032 Total population: 51,944 2031 Total population: 51,435 2030 Total population: 50,964 2029 Total population: 50,506 2028 Total population: 50,060 2027 Total population: 49,609 2026 Total population: 49,134 2025 Total population: 48,698 2024 Total population: 48,261 2023 Total population: 47,824 2022 Total population: 47,382 2021 Total population: 46,902 2020 Total population: 46,454 2019 Total population: 46,001 2018 Total population: 45,541 2017 Total population: 45,057 2016 Total population: 44,633 2015 Total population: 44,221 2014 Total population: 43,835 2013 Total population: 43,525 2012 Total population: 43,197 2011 Total population: 42,824
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of East Gippsland Shire was estimated to be 42,824 people. It is expected to increase by over 6,300 people to 49,134 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.92%. This is based on an increase of over 3,300 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.29 to 2.22 by 2026.

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