Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is forecast to grow from 22,311 in 2011 to 27,395 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.57 to 2.47 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population54,85357,25860,70565,35870,81077,221
Change in population (5yrs)--2,4063,4464,6535,4526,411
Average annual change--0.86%1.18%1.49%1.62%1.75%
Households21,16222,58624,26526,18628,36830,806
Average household size2.572.512.482.472.472.48
Population in non private dwellings557557603670765911
Dwellings22,31123,75925,45827,39529,59432,056
Dwelling occupancy rate94.8595.0695.3195.5995.8696.10

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.47 2033 Average household size: 2.47 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.47 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.47 2024 Average household size: 2.47 2023 Average household size: 2.47 2022 Average household size: 2.47 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.51 2015 Average household size: 2.52 2014 Average household size: 2.53 2013 Average household size: 2.54 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2011 Average household size: 2.57 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.47 2033 Average household size: 2.47 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.47 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.47 2024 Average household size: 2.47 2023 Average household size: 2.47 2022 Average household size: 2.47 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.51 2015 Average household size: 2.52 2014 Average household size: 2.53 2013 Average household size: 2.54 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Households: 30,809 2035 Households: 30,330 2034 Households: 29,848 2033 Households: 29,371 2032 Households: 28,876 2031 Households: 28,364 2030 Households: 27,900 2029 Households: 27,440 2028 Households: 26,987 2027 Households: 26,576 2026 Households: 26,184 2025 Households: 25,813 2024 Households: 25,428 2023 Households: 25,029 2022 Households: 24,635 2021 Households: 24,264 2020 Households: 23,921 2019 Households: 23,553 2018 Households: 23,209 2017 Households: 22,892 2016 Households: 22,584 2015 Households: 22,216 2014 Households: 21,847 2013 Households: 21,618 2012 Households: 21,389 2011 Households: 21,162 2036 Total population: 77,221 2035 Total population: 75,988 2034 Total population: 74,741 2033 Total population: 73,470 2032 Total population: 72,150 2031 Total population: 70,810 2030 Total population: 69,613 2029 Total population: 68,461 2028 Total population: 67,330 2027 Total population: 66,348 2026 Total population: 65,358 2025 Total population: 64,428 2024 Total population: 63,488 2023 Total population: 62,525 2022 Total population: 61,568 2021 Total population: 60,705 2020 Total population: 59,970 2019 Total population: 59,168 2018 Total population: 58,482 2017 Total population: 57,850 2016 Total population: 57,258 2015 Total population: 56,547 2014 Total population: 55,774 2013 Total population: 55,528 2012 Total population: 55,141 2011 Total population: 54,853
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was estimated to be 54,853 people. It is expected to increase by over 10,500 people to 65,358 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.18%. This is based on an increase of over 5,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.57 to 2.47 by 2026.

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