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Buninyong - Rural South

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Ballarat. 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
Buninyong - Rural SouthForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population4,6164,7784,8404,9145,011
Change in population (5yrs)--162627497
Average annual change--0.69%0.26%0.30%0.39%
Households1,6741,7651,8291,8871,948
Average household size2.742.692.632.592.56
Population in non private dwellings2626262626
Dwellings1,7101,8071,8751,9351,995
Dwelling occupancy rate97.8997.6897.5597.5297.64

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.56 2035 Average household size: 2.57 2034 Average household size: 2.57 2033 Average household size: 2.58 2032 Average household size: 2.58 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.62 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.71 2019 Average household size: 2.72 2018 Average household size: 2.73 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.74 2036 Average household size: 2.56 2035 Average household size: 2.57 2034 Average household size: 2.57 2033 Average household size: 2.58 2032 Average household size: 2.58 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.62 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.71 2019 Average household size: 2.72 2018 Average household size: 2.73 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2036 Households: 1,946 2035 Households: 1,935 2034 Households: 1,923 2033 Households: 1,911 2032 Households: 1,900 2031 Households: 1,888 2030 Households: 1,876 2029 Households: 1,865 2028 Households: 1,853 2027 Households: 1,841 2026 Households: 1,829 2025 Households: 1,818 2024 Households: 1,804 2023 Households: 1,791 2022 Households: 1,779 2021 Households: 1,766 2020 Households: 1,751 2019 Households: 1,736 2018 Households: 1,719 2017 Households: 1,698 2016 Households: 1,675 2036 Total population: 5,011 2035 Total population: 4,991 2034 Total population: 4,970 2033 Total population: 4,949 2032 Total population: 4,930 2031 Total population: 4,914 2030 Total population: 4,902 2029 Total population: 4,888 2028 Total population: 4,870 2027 Total population: 4,855 2026 Total population: 4,840 2025 Total population: 4,834 2024 Total population: 4,817 2023 Total population: 4,803 2022 Total population: 4,787 2021 Total population: 4,778 2020 Total population: 4,766 2019 Total population: 4,744 2018 Total population: 4,710 2017 Total population: 4,668 2016 Total population: 4,616
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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