Golden Plains 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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Golden Plains Shire

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, Bannockburn is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in Golden Plains Shire.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across Golden Plains Shire is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development
Golden Plains Shire20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
AreaNumber%Number%Number%
Golden Plains Shire8,453100.012,690100.0+4,237+50.1
Bannockburn1,74620.73,65028.8+1,904+109.1
Central East2,22726.33,14024.7+913+41.0
Central West1,29215.31,53412.1+242+18.7
North West2,68631.83,51927.7+833+31.0
South East5035.98486.7+345+68.6

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

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