Eurobodalla Shire CouncilPopulation forecast
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Eurobodalla Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Eurobodalla Shire is forecast to grow from 22,495 in 2011 to 25,617 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.27 to 2.20 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Eurobodalla 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
Eurobodalla ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population37,07937,76939,20540,93142,80844,774
Change in population (5yrs)--6901,4361,7261,8771,966
Average annual change--0.37%0.75%0.87%0.90%0.90%
Households16,06016,54417,37418,28719,20820,141
Average household size2.272.242.222.202.192.18
Population in non private dwellings648678678678768828
Dwellings22,49523,13624,31925,61726,92728,268
Dwelling occupancy rate71.3971.5171.4471.3971.3371.25

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.18 2035 Average household size: 2.18 2034 Average household size: 2.18 2033 Average household size: 2.19 2032 Average household size: 2.19 2031 Average household size: 2.19 2030 Average household size: 2.19 2029 Average household size: 2.19 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.20 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.20 2024 Average household size: 2.21 2023 Average household size: 2.21 2022 Average household size: 2.21 2021 Average household size: 2.22 2020 Average household size: 2.22 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.24 2016 Average household size: 2.24 2015 Average household size: 2.25 2014 Average household size: 2.25 2013 Average household size: 2.26 2012 Average household size: 2.26 2011 Average household size: 2.27 2036 Average household size: 2.18 2035 Average household size: 2.18 2034 Average household size: 2.18 2033 Average household size: 2.19 2032 Average household size: 2.19 2031 Average household size: 2.19 2030 Average household size: 2.19 2029 Average household size: 2.19 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.20 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.20 2024 Average household size: 2.21 2023 Average household size: 2.21 2022 Average household size: 2.21 2021 Average household size: 2.22 2020 Average household size: 2.22 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.24 2016 Average household size: 2.24 2015 Average household size: 2.25 2014 Average household size: 2.25 2013 Average household size: 2.26 2012 Average household size: 2.26 2036 Households: 20,140 2035 Households: 19,954 2034 Households: 19,768 2033 Households: 19,581 2032 Households: 19,394 2031 Households: 19,207 2030 Households: 19,024 2029 Households: 18,841 2028 Households: 18,655 2027 Households: 18,471 2026 Households: 18,289 2025 Households: 18,105 2024 Households: 17,922 2023 Households: 17,740 2022 Households: 17,556 2021 Households: 17,376 2020 Households: 17,198 2019 Households: 17,024 2018 Households: 16,855 2017 Households: 16,700 2016 Households: 16,545 2015 Households: 16,428 2014 Households: 16,316 2013 Households: 16,218 2012 Households: 16,147 2011 Households: 16,055 2036 Total population: 44,774 2035 Total population: 44,393 2034 Total population: 44,009 2033 Total population: 43,621 2032 Total population: 43,228 2031 Total population: 42,808 2030 Total population: 42,438 2029 Total population: 42,071 2028 Total population: 41,702 2027 Total population: 41,330 2026 Total population: 40,931 2025 Total population: 40,581 2024 Total population: 40,238 2023 Total population: 39,901 2022 Total population: 39,549 2021 Total population: 39,205 2020 Total population: 38,871 2019 Total population: 38,558 2018 Total population: 38,274 2017 Total population: 38,025 2016 Total population: 37,769 2015 Total population: 37,597 2014 Total population: 37,445 2013 Total population: 37,248 2012 Total population: 37,161 2011 Total population: 37,079
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Eurobodalla Shire was estimated to be 37,079 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,800 people to 40,931 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.66%. This is based on an increase of over 2,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.27 to 2.20 by 2026.

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