Bega Valley ShirePopulation forecast
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Bega District

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bega Valley Shire. 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
Bega DistrictForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population5,3165,7446,0506,3256,571
Change in population (5yrs)--427307275246
Average annual change--1.56%1.05%0.89%0.77%
Households2,2332,3962,5332,6742,814
Average household size2.342.342.332.312.28
Population in non private dwellings97141141141141
Dwellings2,3712,5372,6762,8182,963
Dwelling occupancy rate94.1894.4494.6694.8994.97

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: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.29 2034 Average household size: 2.30 2033 Average household size: 2.30 2032 Average household size: 2.31 2031 Average household size: 2.31 2030 Average household size: 2.32 2029 Average household size: 2.32 2028 Average household size: 2.33 2027 Average household size: 2.33 2026 Average household size: 2.33 2025 Average household size: 2.34 2024 Average household size: 2.34 2023 Average household size: 2.34 2022 Average household size: 2.34 2021 Average household size: 2.34 2020 Average household size: 2.34 2019 Average household size: 2.34 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.33 2016 Average household size: 2.34 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.29 2034 Average household size: 2.30 2033 Average household size: 2.30 2032 Average household size: 2.31 2031 Average household size: 2.31 2030 Average household size: 2.32 2029 Average household size: 2.32 2028 Average household size: 2.33 2027 Average household size: 2.33 2026 Average household size: 2.33 2025 Average household size: 2.34 2024 Average household size: 2.34 2023 Average household size: 2.34 2022 Average household size: 2.34 2021 Average household size: 2.34 2020 Average household size: 2.34 2019 Average household size: 2.34 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.33 2036 Households: 2,814 2035 Households: 2,787 2034 Households: 2,759 2033 Households: 2,731 2032 Households: 2,704 2031 Households: 2,675 2030 Households: 2,647 2029 Households: 2,619 2028 Households: 2,590 2027 Households: 2,561 2026 Households: 2,533 2025 Households: 2,506 2024 Households: 2,478 2023 Households: 2,450 2022 Households: 2,421 2021 Households: 2,395 2020 Households: 2,367 2019 Households: 2,336 2018 Households: 2,302 2017 Households: 2,267 2016 Households: 2,233 2036 Total population: 6,571 2035 Total population: 6,529 2034 Total population: 6,480 2033 Total population: 6,427 2032 Total population: 6,377 2031 Total population: 6,325 2030 Total population: 6,272 2029 Total population: 6,221 2028 Total population: 6,166 2027 Total population: 6,107 2026 Total population: 6,050 2025 Total population: 5,997 2024 Total population: 5,942 2023 Total population: 5,876 2022 Total population: 5,815 2021 Total population: 5,744 2020 Total population: 5,655 2019 Total population: 5,559 2018 Total population: 5,476 2017 Total population: 5,389 2016 Total population: 5,316
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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