Greater Hume ShirePopulation forecast
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Greater Hume Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Greater Hume Shire is forecast to grow from 4,457 in 2011 to 4,966 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.52 to 2.45 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Greater Hume 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
Greater Hume ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population10,06610,24410,58810,96011,34811,765
Change in population (5yrs)--178343373388417
Average annual change--0.35%0.66%0.69%0.70%0.72%
Households3,9294,0774,2264,3824,5394,694
Average household size2.522.472.452.452.452.46
Population in non private dwellings168168228228228228
Dwellings4,4574,6214,7914,9665,1415,316
Dwelling occupancy rate88.1588.2388.2188.2488.2988.30

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2014.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.46 2035 Average household size: 2.46 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.45 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.45 2028 Average household size: 2.45 2027 Average household size: 2.45 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.45 2023 Average household size: 2.45 2022 Average household size: 2.45 2021 Average household size: 2.45 2020 Average household size: 2.46 2019 Average household size: 2.46 2018 Average household size: 2.46 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2016 Average household size: 2.47 2015 Average household size: 2.48 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.50 2012 Average household size: 2.51 2011 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Average household size: 2.46 2035 Average household size: 2.46 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.45 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.45 2028 Average household size: 2.45 2027 Average household size: 2.45 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.45 2023 Average household size: 2.45 2022 Average household size: 2.45 2021 Average household size: 2.45 2020 Average household size: 2.46 2019 Average household size: 2.46 2018 Average household size: 2.46 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2016 Average household size: 2.47 2015 Average household size: 2.48 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.50 2012 Average household size: 2.51 2036 Households: 4,695 2035 Households: 4,664 2034 Households: 4,633 2033 Households: 4,601 2032 Households: 4,570 2031 Households: 4,539 2030 Households: 4,508 2029 Households: 4,477 2028 Households: 4,446 2027 Households: 4,414 2026 Households: 4,383 2025 Households: 4,352 2024 Households: 4,321 2023 Households: 4,290 2022 Households: 4,258 2021 Households: 4,227 2020 Households: 4,197 2019 Households: 4,167 2018 Households: 4,136 2017 Households: 4,106 2016 Households: 4,076 2015 Households: 4,047 2014 Households: 4,016 2013 Households: 3,985 2012 Households: 3,959 2011 Households: 3,930 2036 Total population: 11,765 2035 Total population: 11,679 2034 Total population: 11,595 2033 Total population: 11,510 2032 Total population: 11,430 2031 Total population: 11,348 2030 Total population: 11,266 2029 Total population: 11,187 2028 Total population: 11,111 2027 Total population: 11,035 2026 Total population: 10,960 2025 Total population: 10,877 2024 Total population: 10,804 2023 Total population: 10,731 2022 Total population: 10,662 2021 Total population: 10,588 2020 Total population: 10,533 2019 Total population: 10,470 2018 Total population: 10,412 2017 Total population: 10,302 2016 Total population: 10,244 2015 Total population: 10,202 2014 Total population: 10,161 2013 Total population: 10,123 2012 Total population: 10,094 2011 Total population: 10,066
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Greater Hume Shire was estimated to be 10,066 people. It is expected to increase by over 890 people to 10,960 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.57%. This is based on an increase of over 450 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.52 to 2.45 by 2026.

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