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Mount Clear - Mount Helen

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
Mount Clear - Mount HelenForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population6,4527,1037,6978,2248,529
Change in population (5yrs)--652593527306
Average annual change--1.94%1.62%1.33%0.73%
Households2,2772,5382,8033,0513,211
Average household size2.672.662.622.582.54
Population in non private dwellings361361361361361
Dwellings2,4382,7032,9823,2473,416
Dwelling occupancy rate93.4093.9094.0093.9694.00

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: 2.54 2035 Average household size: 2.55 2034 Average household size: 2.55 2033 Average household size: 2.56 2032 Average household size: 2.57 2031 Average household size: 2.58 2030 Average household size: 2.58 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.60 2026 Average household size: 2.62 2025 Average household size: 2.62 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.64 2022 Average household size: 2.65 2021 Average household size: 2.66 2020 Average household size: 2.66 2019 Average household size: 2.67 2018 Average household size: 2.68 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2016 Average household size: 2.67 2036 Average household size: 2.54 2035 Average household size: 2.55 2034 Average household size: 2.55 2033 Average household size: 2.56 2032 Average household size: 2.57 2031 Average household size: 2.58 2030 Average household size: 2.58 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.60 2026 Average household size: 2.62 2025 Average household size: 2.62 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.64 2022 Average household size: 2.65 2021 Average household size: 2.66 2020 Average household size: 2.66 2019 Average household size: 2.67 2018 Average household size: 2.68 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2036 Households: 3,211 2035 Households: 3,162 2034 Households: 3,131 2033 Households: 3,110 2032 Households: 3,083 2031 Households: 3,052 2030 Households: 3,012 2029 Households: 2,957 2028 Households: 2,903 2027 Households: 2,853 2026 Households: 2,803 2025 Households: 2,753 2024 Households: 2,703 2023 Households: 2,651 2022 Households: 2,595 2021 Households: 2,538 2020 Households: 2,483 2019 Households: 2,437 2018 Households: 2,392 2017 Households: 2,335 2016 Households: 2,277 2036 Total population: 8,529 2035 Total population: 8,412 2034 Total population: 8,354 2033 Total population: 8,320 2032 Total population: 8,281 2031 Total population: 8,224 2030 Total population: 8,133 2029 Total population: 8,016 2028 Total population: 7,896 2027 Total population: 7,791 2026 Total population: 7,697 2025 Total population: 7,586 2024 Total population: 7,486 2023 Total population: 7,367 2022 Total population: 7,239 2021 Total population: 7,103 2020 Total population: 6,960 2019 Total population: 6,876 2018 Total population: 6,777 2017 Total population: 6,612 2016 Total population: 6,452
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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