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Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill

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
Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers HillForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,0893,8996,2188,64510,612
Change in population (5yrs)--1,8102,3202,4271,967
Average annual change--13.29%9.79%6.81%4.18%
Households6601,2722,0772,9293,653
Average household size3.163.062.992.942.89
Population in non private dwellings3333363
Dwellings7641,4332,2753,1483,885
Dwelling occupancy rate86.3988.7691.3093.0494.03

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: 2.89 2035 Average household size: 2.90 2034 Average household size: 2.91 2033 Average household size: 2.92 2032 Average household size: 2.93 2031 Average household size: 2.94 2030 Average household size: 2.95 2029 Average household size: 2.96 2028 Average household size: 2.97 2027 Average household size: 2.98 2026 Average household size: 2.99 2025 Average household size: 3.00 2024 Average household size: 3.01 2023 Average household size: 3.02 2022 Average household size: 3.05 2021 Average household size: 3.06 2020 Average household size: 3.07 2019 Average household size: 3.10 2018 Average household size: 3.11 2017 Average household size: 3.14 2016 Average household size: 3.16 2036 Average household size: 2.89 2035 Average household size: 2.90 2034 Average household size: 2.91 2033 Average household size: 2.92 2032 Average household size: 2.93 2031 Average household size: 2.94 2030 Average household size: 2.95 2029 Average household size: 2.96 2028 Average household size: 2.97 2027 Average household size: 2.98 2026 Average household size: 2.99 2025 Average household size: 3.00 2024 Average household size: 3.01 2023 Average household size: 3.02 2022 Average household size: 3.05 2021 Average household size: 3.06 2020 Average household size: 3.07 2019 Average household size: 3.10 2018 Average household size: 3.11 2017 Average household size: 3.14 2036 Households: 3,652 2035 Households: 3,515 2034 Households: 3,376 2033 Households: 3,237 2032 Households: 3,089 2031 Households: 2,928 2030 Households: 2,768 2029 Households: 2,599 2028 Households: 2,427 2027 Households: 2,251 2026 Households: 2,077 2025 Households: 1,905 2024 Households: 1,735 2023 Households: 1,580 2022 Households: 1,422 2021 Households: 1,273 2020 Households: 1,131 2019 Households: 986 2018 Households: 878 2017 Households: 763 2016 Households: 660 2036 Total population: 10,612 2035 Total population: 10,258 2034 Total population: 9,888 2033 Total population: 9,519 2032 Total population: 9,119 2031 Total population: 8,645 2030 Total population: 8,202 2029 Total population: 7,735 2028 Total population: 7,247 2027 Total population: 6,750 2026 Total population: 6,218 2025 Total population: 5,721 2024 Total population: 5,223 2023 Total population: 4,781 2022 Total population: 4,333 2021 Total population: 3,899 2020 Total population: 3,474 2019 Total population: 3,055 2018 Total population: 2,734 2017 Total population: 2,399 2016 Total population: 2,089
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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