Macedon Ranges 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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Macedon Ranges Shire

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, Gisborne District is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in the Macedon Ranges Shire.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across the Macedon Ranges 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
Macedon Ranges Shire20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
AreaNumber%Number%Number%
Macedon Ranges Shire18,846100.027,090100.0+8,244+43.7
Gisborne District4,85325.87,75428.6+2,901+59.8
Kyneton District4,14822.05,45520.1+1,307+31.5
Lancefield District1,2756.81,8907.0+615+48.2
Macedon and Mount Macedon District1,4427.71,4975.5+55+3.8
Riddells Creek District1,6328.72,80910.4+1,177+72.1
Romsey District2,28212.13,58413.2+1,302+57.0
Woodend District3,21417.14,10115.1+887+27.6

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

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