City of Greater SheppartonPopulation 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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City of Greater Shepparton

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Greater Shepparton is forecast to grow from 27,231 in 2016 to 32,894 in 2031, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.49 to 2.49 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Greater Shepparton. 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
City of Greater SheppartonForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population65,07969,85774,47678,90083,234
Change in population (5yrs)--4,7784,6194,4244,334
Average annual change--1.43%1.29%1.16%1.08%
Households25,58527,46429,25731,05632,840
Average household size2.492.492.502.492.48
Population in non private dwellings1,2621,3361,4361,5361,636
Dwellings27,23129,17731,03732,89434,747
Dwelling occupancy rate93.9694.1394.2694.4194.51

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 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: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.49 2033 Average household size: 2.49 2032 Average household size: 2.49 2031 Average household size: 2.49 2030 Average household size: 2.49 2029 Average household size: 2.49 2028 Average household size: 2.49 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.50 2024 Average household size: 2.50 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.50 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.49 2016 Average household size: 2.49 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.49 2033 Average household size: 2.49 2032 Average household size: 2.49 2031 Average household size: 2.49 2030 Average household size: 2.49 2029 Average household size: 2.49 2028 Average household size: 2.49 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.50 2024 Average household size: 2.50 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.50 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.49 2036 Households: 32,840 2035 Households: 32,486 2034 Households: 32,129 2033 Households: 31,770 2032 Households: 31,411 2031 Households: 31,053 2030 Households: 30,695 2029 Households: 30,336 2028 Households: 29,978 2027 Households: 29,617 2026 Households: 29,259 2025 Households: 28,904 2024 Households: 28,547 2023 Households: 28,188 2022 Households: 27,824 2021 Households: 27,461 2020 Households: 27,093 2019 Households: 26,723 2018 Households: 26,346 2017 Households: 25,975 2016 Households: 25,588 2036 Total population: 83,234 2035 Total population: 82,398 2034 Total population: 81,555 2033 Total population: 80,710 2032 Total population: 79,808 2031 Total population: 78,900 2030 Total population: 78,047 2029 Total population: 77,159 2028 Total population: 76,301 2027 Total population: 75,386 2026 Total population: 74,476 2025 Total population: 73,616 2024 Total population: 72,698 2023 Total population: 71,796 2022 Total population: 70,830 2021 Total population: 69,857 2020 Total population: 68,900 2019 Total population: 67,958 2018 Total population: 66,924 2017 Total population: 65,949 2016 Total population: 65,079
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Greater Shepparton was estimated to be 65,079 people. It is expected to increase by over 13,800 people to 78,900 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.94%. This is based on an increase of over 5,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.49 to 2.49 by 2026.

The number of dwellings in the City of Greater Shepparton is forecast to grow from 27,231 in 2016 to 32,894 in 2031, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.49 to 2.49 by 2031.

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