Bathurst Regional 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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Bathurst Regional

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bathurst Regional. 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
Bathurst RegionalForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population42,38845,24047,80250,38053,361
Change in population (5yrs)--2,8522,5622,5782,981
Average annual change--1.31%1.11%1.06%1.16%
Households16,02117,08518,15619,22420,294
Average household size2.512.522.512.502.51
Population in non private dwellings2,1272,2472,3072,3672,427
Dwellings17,53018,68719,83520,97322,108
Dwelling occupancy rate91.3991.4391.5491.6691.79

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.49 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.50 2030 Average household size: 2.50 2029 Average household size: 2.50 2028 Average household size: 2.50 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.51 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2016 Average household size: 2.51 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.49 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.50 2030 Average household size: 2.50 2029 Average household size: 2.50 2028 Average household size: 2.50 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.51 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Households: 20,290 2035 Households: 20,077 2034 Households: 19,863 2033 Households: 19,650 2032 Households: 19,437 2031 Households: 19,224 2030 Households: 19,011 2029 Households: 18,797 2028 Households: 18,584 2027 Households: 18,370 2026 Households: 18,156 2025 Households: 17,942 2024 Households: 17,726 2023 Households: 17,511 2022 Households: 17,298 2021 Households: 17,086 2020 Households: 16,875 2019 Households: 16,661 2018 Households: 16,448 2017 Households: 16,235 2016 Households: 16,023 2036 Total population: 53,361 2035 Total population: 52,449 2034 Total population: 51,924 2033 Total population: 51,410 2032 Total population: 50,891 2031 Total population: 50,380 2030 Total population: 49,814 2029 Total population: 49,285 2028 Total population: 48,796 2027 Total population: 48,306 2026 Total population: 47,802 2025 Total population: 47,249 2024 Total population: 46,764 2023 Total population: 46,266 2022 Total population: 45,734 2021 Total population: 45,240 2020 Total population: 44,686 2019 Total population: 44,182 2018 Total population: 43,640 2017 Total population: 43,035 2016 Total population: 42,388
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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