Eurobodalla Shire CouncilPopulation 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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Eurobodalla Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Eurobodalla Shire is forecast to grow from 23,635 in 2016 to 27,426 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.16 to 2.14 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Eurobodalla 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
Eurobodalla ShireForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population37,96639,75741,59743,52045,515
Change in population (5yrs)--1,7901,8401,9231,995
Average annual change--0.93%0.91%0.91%0.90%
Households17,28718,12919,06320,01320,972
Average household size2.162.162.152.142.13
Population in non private dwellings657657657747807
Dwellings23,63524,81826,11627,42628,767
Dwelling occupancy rate73.1473.0572.9972.9772.90

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.13 2035 Average household size: 2.13 2034 Average household size: 2.13 2033 Average household size: 2.13 2032 Average household size: 2.14 2031 Average household size: 2.14 2030 Average household size: 2.14 2029 Average household size: 2.14 2028 Average household size: 2.14 2027 Average household size: 2.14 2026 Average household size: 2.15 2025 Average household size: 2.15 2024 Average household size: 2.15 2023 Average household size: 2.15 2022 Average household size: 2.16 2021 Average household size: 2.16 2020 Average household size: 2.16 2019 Average household size: 2.16 2018 Average household size: 2.16 2017 Average household size: 2.16 2016 Average household size: 2.16 2036 Average household size: 2.13 2035 Average household size: 2.13 2034 Average household size: 2.13 2033 Average household size: 2.13 2032 Average household size: 2.14 2031 Average household size: 2.14 2030 Average household size: 2.14 2029 Average household size: 2.14 2028 Average household size: 2.14 2027 Average household size: 2.14 2026 Average household size: 2.15 2025 Average household size: 2.15 2024 Average household size: 2.15 2023 Average household size: 2.15 2022 Average household size: 2.16 2021 Average household size: 2.16 2020 Average household size: 2.16 2019 Average household size: 2.16 2018 Average household size: 2.16 2017 Average household size: 2.16 2036 Households: 20,973 2035 Households: 20,781 2034 Households: 20,589 2033 Households: 20,395 2032 Households: 20,202 2031 Households: 20,010 2030 Households: 19,821 2029 Households: 19,632 2028 Households: 19,441 2027 Households: 19,252 2026 Households: 19,065 2025 Households: 18,877 2024 Households: 18,690 2023 Households: 18,503 2022 Households: 18,315 2021 Households: 18,131 2020 Households: 17,949 2019 Households: 17,771 2018 Households: 17,599 2017 Households: 17,441 2016 Households: 17,283 2036 Total population: 45,515 2035 Total population: 45,122 2034 Total population: 44,733 2033 Total population: 44,351 2032 Total population: 43,947 2031 Total population: 43,520 2030 Total population: 43,135 2029 Total population: 42,762 2028 Total population: 42,397 2027 Total population: 42,015 2026 Total population: 41,597 2025 Total population: 41,229 2024 Total population: 40,860 2023 Total population: 40,495 2022 Total population: 40,129 2021 Total population: 39,757 2020 Total population: 39,369 2019 Total population: 39,011 2018 Total population: 38,666 2017 Total population: 38,346 2016 Total population: 37,966
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Eurobodalla Shire was estimated to be 37,966 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,500 people to 43,520 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.37%. This is based on an increase of over 2,700 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.16 to 2.14 by 2031.

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