Glenelg ShirePopulation 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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Glenelg Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Glenelg Shire is forecast to grow from 10,046 in 2016 to 10,938 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.25 to 2.16 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Glenelg 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
Glenelg ShireForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population19,72319,85920,19220,55120,989
Change in population (5yrs)--136334359438
Average annual change--0.14%0.33%0.35%0.42%
Households8,6038,8289,0889,3349,585
Average household size2.252.212.182.162.14
Population in non private dwellings324324364404444
Dwellings10,04610,31510,63010,93811,238
Dwelling occupancy rate85.6485.5885.4985.3485.29

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: 2.14 2035 Average household size: 2.15 2034 Average household size: 2.15 2033 Average household size: 2.15 2032 Average household size: 2.15 2031 Average household size: 2.16 2030 Average household size: 2.16 2029 Average household size: 2.17 2028 Average household size: 2.17 2027 Average household size: 2.18 2026 Average household size: 2.18 2025 Average household size: 2.19 2024 Average household size: 2.19 2023 Average household size: 2.20 2022 Average household size: 2.20 2021 Average household size: 2.21 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: 2.25 2036 Average household size: 2.14 2035 Average household size: 2.15 2034 Average household size: 2.15 2033 Average household size: 2.15 2032 Average household size: 2.15 2031 Average household size: 2.16 2030 Average household size: 2.16 2029 Average household size: 2.17 2028 Average household size: 2.17 2027 Average household size: 2.18 2026 Average household size: 2.18 2025 Average household size: 2.19 2024 Average household size: 2.19 2023 Average household size: 2.20 2022 Average household size: 2.20 2021 Average household size: 2.21 2020 Average household size: 2.22 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.24 2036 Households: 9,584 2035 Households: 9,533 2034 Households: 9,482 2033 Households: 9,431 2032 Households: 9,383 2031 Households: 9,335 2030 Households: 9,287 2029 Households: 9,239 2028 Households: 9,189 2027 Households: 9,138 2026 Households: 9,088 2025 Households: 9,033 2024 Households: 8,979 2023 Households: 8,928 2022 Households: 8,877 2021 Households: 8,828 2020 Households: 8,779 2019 Households: 8,731 2018 Households: 8,682 2017 Households: 8,640 2016 Households: 8,603 2036 Total population: 20,989 2035 Total population: 20,906 2034 Total population: 20,821 2033 Total population: 20,737 2032 Total population: 20,623 2031 Total population: 20,551 2030 Total population: 20,486 2029 Total population: 20,417 2028 Total population: 20,340 2027 Total population: 20,244 2026 Total population: 20,192 2025 Total population: 20,109 2024 Total population: 20,042 2023 Total population: 19,976 2022 Total population: 19,886 2021 Total population: 19,859 2020 Total population: 19,811 2019 Total population: 19,765 2018 Total population: 19,725 2017 Total population: 19,716 2016 Total population: 19,723
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Glenelg Shire was estimated to be 19,723 people. It is expected to increase by over 820 people to 20,551 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.41%. This is based on an increase of over 730 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.25 to 2.16 by 2031.

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