City of Greater Shepparton
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in the City of Greater Shepparton is forecast to grow from 25,450 in 2011 to 31,095 in 2021, with the average household size falling from 2.56 to 2.53 by 2021.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Greater Shepparton. The period 2011 to 2021, 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 Shepparton||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||4,463||4,568||4,418||4,313||4,261|
|Average annual change||--||1.41%||1.34%||1.22%||1.12%||1.05%|
|Average household size||2.56||2.55||2.54||2.53||2.52||2.51|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,107||1,345||1,419||1,519||1,619||1,719|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||92.91||93.29||93.56||93.74||93.94||94.10|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, August 2015.
In 2011, the total population of the City of Greater Shepparton was estimated to be 61,759 people. It is expected to increase by over 13,400 people to 75,208 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 1.99%. This is based on an increase of over 5,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.56 to 2.53 by 2021.