Warrnambool CityPopulation forecast
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Warrnambool City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Warrnambool City is forecast to grow from 14,081 in 2011 to 17,561 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.46 to 2.42 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Warrnambool City. 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
Warrnambool CityForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population32,70534,71337,59540,72543,80846,762
Change in population (5yrs)--2,0082,8823,1303,0832,954
Average annual change--1.20%1.61%1.61%1.47%1.31%
Households13,04614,04715,25516,46817,65118,814
Average household size2.462.422.412.422.432.43
Population in non private dwellings6617638138639631,013
Dwellings14,08115,09416,32917,56118,76219,935
Dwelling occupancy rate92.6593.0693.4293.7894.0894.38

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.43 2035 Average household size: 2.43 2034 Average household size: 2.43 2033 Average household size: 2.43 2032 Average household size: 2.43 2031 Average household size: 2.43 2030 Average household size: 2.43 2029 Average household size: 2.43 2028 Average household size: 2.42 2027 Average household size: 2.42 2026 Average household size: 2.42 2025 Average household size: 2.42 2024 Average household size: 2.42 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.41 2020 Average household size: 2.41 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2016 Average household size: 2.42 2015 Average household size: 2.42 2014 Average household size: 2.43 2013 Average household size: 2.44 2012 Average household size: 2.44 2011 Average household size: 2.46 2036 Average household size: 2.43 2035 Average household size: 2.43 2034 Average household size: 2.43 2033 Average household size: 2.43 2032 Average household size: 2.43 2031 Average household size: 2.43 2030 Average household size: 2.43 2029 Average household size: 2.43 2028 Average household size: 2.42 2027 Average household size: 2.42 2026 Average household size: 2.42 2025 Average household size: 2.42 2024 Average household size: 2.42 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.41 2020 Average household size: 2.41 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2016 Average household size: 2.42 2015 Average household size: 2.42 2014 Average household size: 2.43 2013 Average household size: 2.44 2012 Average household size: 2.44 2036 Households: 18,816 2035 Households: 18,583 2034 Households: 18,350 2033 Households: 18,117 2032 Households: 17,885 2031 Households: 17,653 2030 Households: 17,422 2029 Households: 17,186 2028 Households: 16,947 2027 Households: 16,707 2026 Households: 16,467 2025 Households: 16,228 2024 Households: 15,990 2023 Households: 15,750 2022 Households: 15,496 2021 Households: 15,256 2020 Households: 14,990 2019 Households: 14,750 2018 Households: 14,528 2017 Households: 14,290 2016 Households: 14,048 2015 Households: 13,849 2014 Households: 13,651 2013 Households: 13,496 2012 Households: 13,271 2011 Households: 13,047 2036 Total population: 46,762 2035 Total population: 46,175 2034 Total population: 45,586 2033 Total population: 45,006 2032 Total population: 44,389 2031 Total population: 43,808 2030 Total population: 43,184 2029 Total population: 42,601 2028 Total population: 41,989 2027 Total population: 41,331 2026 Total population: 40,725 2025 Total population: 40,116 2024 Total population: 39,431 2023 Total population: 38,837 2022 Total population: 38,201 2021 Total population: 37,595 2020 Total population: 36,947 2019 Total population: 36,314 2018 Total population: 35,797 2017 Total population: 35,256 2016 Total population: 34,713 2015 Total population: 34,302 2014 Total population: 33,925 2013 Total population: 33,558 2012 Total population: 33,076 2011 Total population: 32,705
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Warrnambool City was estimated to be 32,705 people. It is expected to increase by over 8,000 people to 40,725 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.47%. This is based on an increase of over 3,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.46 to 2.42 by 2026.

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