Bega Valley ShirePopulation forecast
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Rural West

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
Rural WestForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,8212,7972,7852,7572,754
Change in population (5yrs)---25-12-28-3
Average annual change---0.17%-0.09%-0.20%-0.02%
Households1,1551,1821,2141,2411,268
Average household size2.442.372.292.222.17
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings1,4651,5001,5361,5761,616
Dwelling occupancy rate78.8478.8079.0478.7478.47

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: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.18 2034 Average household size: 2.19 2033 Average household size: 2.20 2032 Average household size: 2.21 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.25 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.28 2026 Average household size: 2.30 2025 Average household size: 2.30 2024 Average household size: 2.32 2023 Average household size: 2.33 2022 Average household size: 2.35 2021 Average household size: 2.36 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.39 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.42 2016 Average household size: 2.44 2036 Average household size: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.18 2034 Average household size: 2.19 2033 Average household size: 2.20 2032 Average household size: 2.21 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.25 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.28 2026 Average household size: 2.30 2025 Average household size: 2.30 2024 Average household size: 2.32 2023 Average household size: 2.33 2022 Average household size: 2.35 2021 Average household size: 2.36 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.39 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.42 2036 Households: 1,268 2035 Households: 1,263 2034 Households: 1,257 2033 Households: 1,252 2032 Households: 1,246 2031 Households: 1,241 2030 Households: 1,235 2029 Households: 1,230 2028 Households: 1,224 2027 Households: 1,219 2026 Households: 1,213 2025 Households: 1,207 2024 Households: 1,201 2023 Households: 1,196 2022 Households: 1,190 2021 Households: 1,183 2020 Households: 1,178 2019 Households: 1,172 2018 Households: 1,167 2017 Households: 1,161 2016 Households: 1,154 2036 Total population: 2,754 2035 Total population: 2,750 2034 Total population: 2,755 2033 Total population: 2,752 2032 Total population: 2,753 2031 Total population: 2,757 2030 Total population: 2,760 2029 Total population: 2,769 2028 Total population: 2,775 2027 Total population: 2,777 2026 Total population: 2,785 2025 Total population: 2,778 2024 Total population: 2,787 2023 Total population: 2,786 2022 Total population: 2,794 2021 Total population: 2,797 2020 Total population: 2,794 2019 Total population: 2,801 2018 Total population: 2,806 2017 Total population: 2,811 2016 Total population: 2,821
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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