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Between 2016 and 2036, the population for the City of Ballarat is forecast to increase by 40,703 persons (39.36% growth), at an average annual change of 1.67%.
This table summarises the population for the City of Ballarat and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.
Please note that population numbers in forecast.id for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.
|City of Ballarat||Forecast year||Change between 2016 and 2036|
|Area||2016||2021||2026||2031||2036||Total change||Avg. annual % change|
|City of Ballarat||103,405||113,725||123,808||133,823||144,108||+40,703||+1.67|
|Ballarat Central - Bakery Hill - Lake Wendouree (South) - Newington||9,685||10,055||10,048||10,065||10,134||+449||+0.23|
|Ballarat East - Eureka - Warrenheip||5,585||5,907||6,048||6,172||6,278||+693||+0.59|
|Ballarat North - Invermay Park||5,820||5,983||6,067||6,047||6,082||+262||+0.22|
|Bonshaw - Smythes Creek||493||825||1,728||2,934||5,049||+4,556||+12.34|
|Buninyong - Rural South||4,616||4,778||4,840||4,914||5,011||+395||+0.41|
|Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill||2,089||3,899||6,218||8,645||10,612||+8,523||+8.47|
|Golden Point - Mount Pleasant - Canadian||8,034||9,097||9,676||9,835||9,840||+1,806||+1.02|
|Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens||2,537||2,759||2,725||2,707||2,701||+164||+0.31|
|Miners Rest - Mitchell Park||4,439||4,852||5,264||5,683||6,143||+1,704||+1.64|
|Mount Clear - Mount Helen||6,452||7,103||7,697||8,224||8,529||+2,077||+1.41|
|Sebastopol - Redan||13,170||14,265||15,016||15,609||16,433||+3,263||+1.11|
|Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West)||9,449||9,672||9,833||9,889||9,967||+518||+0.27|
|Ballarat West Growth Area||18,381||23,285||29,998||37,527||45,352||+26,971||+4.62|
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