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Bega Rural

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 RuralForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,2482,2252,2442,2722,311
Change in population (5yrs)---23202839
Average annual change---0.21%0.18%0.25%0.34%
Households850884918950980
Average household size2.642.522.442.392.36
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings9369691,0041,0391,071
Dwelling occupancy rate90.8191.2391.4391.4391.50

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: 2.36 2035 Average household size: 2.36 2034 Average household size: 2.37 2033 Average household size: 2.37 2032 Average household size: 2.38 2031 Average household size: 2.39 2030 Average household size: 2.40 2029 Average household size: 2.41 2028 Average household size: 2.42 2027 Average household size: 2.43 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.46 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.55 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.60 2017 Average household size: 2.62 2016 Average household size: 2.65 2036 Average household size: 2.36 2035 Average household size: 2.36 2034 Average household size: 2.37 2033 Average household size: 2.37 2032 Average household size: 2.38 2031 Average household size: 2.39 2030 Average household size: 2.40 2029 Average household size: 2.41 2028 Average household size: 2.42 2027 Average household size: 2.43 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.46 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.55 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.60 2017 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Households: 980 2035 Households: 974 2034 Households: 969 2033 Households: 963 2032 Households: 957 2031 Households: 950 2030 Households: 944 2029 Households: 938 2028 Households: 931 2027 Households: 924 2026 Households: 917 2025 Households: 911 2024 Households: 904 2023 Households: 897 2022 Households: 890 2021 Households: 883 2020 Households: 876 2019 Households: 870 2018 Households: 863 2017 Households: 857 2016 Households: 850 2036 Total population: 2,311 2035 Total population: 2,304 2034 Total population: 2,295 2033 Total population: 2,287 2032 Total population: 2,282 2031 Total population: 2,272 2030 Total population: 2,265 2029 Total population: 2,258 2028 Total population: 2,253 2027 Total population: 2,246 2026 Total population: 2,244 2025 Total population: 2,234 2024 Total population: 2,226 2023 Total population: 2,224 2022 Total population: 2,222 2021 Total population: 2,225 2020 Total population: 2,235 2019 Total population: 2,237 2018 Total population: 2,248 2017 Total population: 2,250 2016 Total population: 2,248
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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