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Rural East

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
Rural EastForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,4512,8693,2833,6893,950
Change in population (5yrs)--418415406261
Average annual change--3.20%2.74%2.36%1.37%
Households7989761,1441,3151,442
Average household size3.072.942.872.802.74
Population in non private dwellings11111
Dwellings8901,0791,2571,4371,567
Dwelling occupancy rate89.6690.4591.0191.5192.02

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: 2.74 2035 Average household size: 2.75 2034 Average household size: 2.77 2033 Average household size: 2.78 2032 Average household size: 2.79 2031 Average household size: 2.81 2030 Average household size: 2.82 2029 Average household size: 2.83 2028 Average household size: 2.84 2027 Average household size: 2.85 2026 Average household size: 2.87 2025 Average household size: 2.88 2024 Average household size: 2.89 2023 Average household size: 2.91 2022 Average household size: 2.93 2021 Average household size: 2.94 2020 Average household size: 2.96 2019 Average household size: 2.99 2018 Average household size: 3.02 2017 Average household size: 3.05 2016 Average household size: 3.07 2036 Average household size: 2.74 2035 Average household size: 2.75 2034 Average household size: 2.77 2033 Average household size: 2.78 2032 Average household size: 2.79 2031 Average household size: 2.81 2030 Average household size: 2.82 2029 Average household size: 2.83 2028 Average household size: 2.84 2027 Average household size: 2.85 2026 Average household size: 2.87 2025 Average household size: 2.88 2024 Average household size: 2.89 2023 Average household size: 2.91 2022 Average household size: 2.93 2021 Average household size: 2.94 2020 Average household size: 2.96 2019 Average household size: 2.99 2018 Average household size: 3.02 2017 Average household size: 3.05 2036 Households: 1,441 2035 Households: 1,421 2034 Households: 1,401 2033 Households: 1,372 2032 Households: 1,343 2031 Households: 1,315 2030 Households: 1,285 2029 Households: 1,246 2028 Households: 1,207 2027 Households: 1,173 2026 Households: 1,144 2025 Households: 1,114 2024 Households: 1,085 2023 Households: 1,052 2022 Households: 1,015 2021 Households: 976 2020 Households: 941 2019 Households: 907 2018 Households: 872 2017 Households: 838 2016 Households: 799 2036 Total population: 3,950 2035 Total population: 3,912 2034 Total population: 3,877 2033 Total population: 3,817 2032 Total population: 3,752 2031 Total population: 3,689 2030 Total population: 3,620 2029 Total population: 3,524 2028 Total population: 3,434 2027 Total population: 3,350 2026 Total population: 3,283 2025 Total population: 3,209 2024 Total population: 3,138 2023 Total population: 3,060 2022 Total population: 2,973 2021 Total population: 2,869 2020 Total population: 2,789 2019 Total population: 2,715 2018 Total population: 2,638 2017 Total population: 2,553 2016 Total population: 2,451
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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