Ballina Shire CouncilPopulation forecast
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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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Welcome to Ballina Shire population forecasts

The Ballina Shire population forecast for 2018 is 43,570, and is forecast to grow to 51,238 by 2036.

The Ballina Shire population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2016 and 2036.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in December 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Ballina Shire. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast areas
Ballina Shire
Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 51,238 2035 forecast population: 50,796 2034 forecast population: 50,343 2033 forecast population: 49,891 2032 forecast population: 49,471 2031 forecast population: 49,013 2030 forecast population: 48,597 2029 forecast population: 48,147 2028 forecast population: 47,718 2027 forecast population: 47,259 2026 forecast population: 46,875 2025 forecast population: 46,450 2024 forecast population: 46,074 2023 forecast population: 45,664 2022 forecast population: 45,314 2021 forecast population: 44,840 2020 forecast population: 44,398 2019 forecast population: 43,975 2018 forecast population: 43,569 2017 forecast population: 43,106 2016 forecast population: 42,629
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, December 2017.
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