City of Ballarat
About the forecast areas
The 2018 population forecast for the City of Ballarat is 107,647, and is forecast to grow to 144,108 by 2036.
The City of Ballarat is approximately 110 kilometres west from the Melbourne GPO, encompassing a total land area of just under 740 square kilometres. It is bounded in the north by the Shire of Hepburn, in the east by the Shire of Moorabool, in the south by the Shire of Golden Plains and in the west by the Shire of Pyrenees.