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City of BallaratPopulation forecast

City of Ballarat

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, Ballarat West Growth Area is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in the City of Ballarat.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across the City of Ballarat is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development
City of Ballarat20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
City of Ballarat45,652100.063,323100.0+17,671+38.7
Ballarat Central - Bakery Hill - Lake Wendouree (South) - Newington4,57910.05,0247.9+445+9.7
Ballarat East - Eureka - Warrenheip2,7246.03,0754.9+351+12.9
Ballarat North - Invermay Park2,5965.72,7994.4+203+7.8
Bonshaw - Smythes Creek1800.41,8452.9+1,665+926.2
Buninyong - Rural South1,7103.71,9953.2+285+16.7
Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill7641.73,8856.1+3,121+408.4
Golden Point - Mount Pleasant - Canadian3,7588.24,5757.2+817+21.7
Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens1,1522.51,2872.0+135+11.7
Miners Rest - Mitchell Park1,6353.62,4193.8+784+48.0
Mount Clear - Mount Helen2,4385.33,4165.4+978+40.1
Rural East8901.91,5672.5+677+76.1
Rural West8511.91,0241.6+173+20.3
Sebastopol - Redan6,57614.48,25213.0+1,676+25.5
Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West)4,4779.84,8707.7+393+8.8
Ballarat West Growth Area7,09515.517,54727.7+10,452+147.3
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

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