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Colac Otway ShirePopulation forecast

Rural South

About the forecast areas

The 2021 population forecast for Rural South is 2,947, and is forecast to grow to 3,360 by 2041.

Rural South is bounded generally by McGrath Road, Nalangil Road, Bullens Lane, Browns Lane, Kennys Lane, Lake Colac, Deans Creek Road, the Elliminyt small area, Colac-Forrest Road, Collins Road, Trasks Road, Colac-Murroon Road, Deepdene Road and Birregurra-Deans Marsh Road in the north, Surf Coast Shire in the east, the Great Ocean Road-Otways small area in the south and Corangamite Shire in the west. This area includes the towns and rural districts of Barongarook, Barongarook West, Barramunga, Barwon Downs, Bungador, Carlisle River, Carpendeit, Forrest, Gellibrand, Gerangamete, Irrewillipe, Irrewillipe East, Jancourt East, Kawarren, Larpent, Murroon, Nalangil, Pennyroyal, Pirron Yallock, Simpson, Stonyford, Swan Marsh, Yeo and Yeodene.

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