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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Ballarat

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
City of BallaratForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population103,405113,725123,808133,823144,108
Change in population (5yrs)--10,32010,08310,01510,285
Average annual change--1.92%1.71%1.57%1.49%
Households42,04546,24750,41854,64858,954
Average household size2.402.412.412.402.40
Population in non private dwellings2,3002,3002,3902,4802,510
Dwellings45,65349,98254,36058,79463,324
Dwelling occupancy rate92.1092.5392.7592.9593.10

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: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.40 2033 Average household size: 2.40 2032 Average household size: 2.40 2031 Average household size: 2.40 2030 Average household size: 2.40 2029 Average household size: 2.40 2028 Average household size: 2.41 2027 Average household size: 2.41 2026 Average household size: 2.41 2025 Average household size: 2.41 2024 Average household size: 2.41 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.41 2020 Average household size: 2.41 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2016 Average household size: 2.40 2036 Average household size: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.40 2033 Average household size: 2.40 2032 Average household size: 2.40 2031 Average household size: 2.40 2030 Average household size: 2.40 2029 Average household size: 2.40 2028 Average household size: 2.41 2027 Average household size: 2.41 2026 Average household size: 2.41 2025 Average household size: 2.41 2024 Average household size: 2.41 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.41 2020 Average household size: 2.41 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2036 Households: 58,953 2035 Households: 58,083 2034 Households: 57,220 2033 Households: 56,374 2032 Households: 55,516 2031 Households: 54,647 2030 Households: 53,806 2029 Households: 52,940 2028 Households: 52,081 2027 Households: 51,239 2026 Households: 50,417 2025 Households: 49,595 2024 Households: 48,763 2023 Households: 47,932 2022 Households: 47,078 2021 Households: 46,248 2020 Households: 45,408 2019 Households: 44,560 2018 Households: 43,706 2017 Households: 42,827 2016 Households: 42,046 2036 Total population: 144,108 2035 Total population: 142,034 2034 Total population: 139,965 2033 Total population: 137,956 2032 Total population: 135,914 2031 Total population: 133,823 2030 Total population: 131,842 2029 Total population: 129,778 2028 Total population: 127,759 2027 Total population: 125,772 2026 Total population: 123,808 2025 Total population: 121,879 2024 Total population: 119,887 2023 Total population: 117,937 2022 Total population: 115,818 2021 Total population: 113,725 2020 Total population: 111,726 2019 Total population: 109,714 2018 Total population: 107,647 2017 Total population: 105,383 2016 Total population: 103,405
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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