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Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens

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
Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake GardensForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,5372,7592,7252,7072,701
Change in population (5yrs)--222-34-19-6
Average annual change--1.69%-0.25%-0.14%-0.04%
Households1,1121,2241,2331,2371,243
Average household size2.272.252.202.182.16
Population in non private dwellings1111111111
Dwellings1,1521,2691,2771,2821,287
Dwelling occupancy rate96.5396.4596.5596.4996.58

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: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.17 2034 Average household size: 2.17 2033 Average household size: 2.17 2032 Average household size: 2.17 2031 Average household size: 2.18 2030 Average household size: 2.18 2029 Average household size: 2.19 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.20 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.21 2024 Average household size: 2.22 2023 Average household size: 2.22 2022 Average household size: 2.23 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.26 2016 Average household size: 2.27 2036 Average household size: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.17 2034 Average household size: 2.17 2033 Average household size: 2.17 2032 Average household size: 2.17 2031 Average household size: 2.18 2030 Average household size: 2.18 2029 Average household size: 2.19 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.20 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.21 2024 Average household size: 2.22 2023 Average household size: 2.22 2022 Average household size: 2.23 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.26 2036 Households: 1,242 2035 Households: 1,241 2034 Households: 1,240 2033 Households: 1,240 2032 Households: 1,239 2031 Households: 1,238 2030 Households: 1,237 2029 Households: 1,236 2028 Households: 1,235 2027 Households: 1,234 2026 Households: 1,233 2025 Households: 1,232 2024 Households: 1,231 2023 Households: 1,230 2022 Households: 1,229 2021 Households: 1,225 2020 Households: 1,214 2019 Households: 1,193 2018 Households: 1,167 2017 Households: 1,141 2016 Households: 1,112 2036 Total population: 2,701 2035 Total population: 2,702 2034 Total population: 2,702 2033 Total population: 2,702 2032 Total population: 2,704 2031 Total population: 2,707 2030 Total population: 2,710 2029 Total population: 2,714 2028 Total population: 2,718 2027 Total population: 2,721 2026 Total population: 2,725 2025 Total population: 2,733 2024 Total population: 2,738 2023 Total population: 2,745 2022 Total population: 2,753 2021 Total population: 2,759 2020 Total population: 2,747 2019 Total population: 2,711 2018 Total population: 2,651 2017 Total population: 2,593 2016 Total population: 2,537
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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