Colac Otway ShirePopulation 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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Welcome to Colac Otway Shire population forecasts

The Colac Otway Shire population forecast for 2018 is 22,037, and is forecast to grow to 28,812 by 2041.

The Colac Otway Shire population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2016 and 2041.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in October 2018 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Colac Otway Shire. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2041.

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Forecast population
Forecast population 2041 forecast population: 28,812 2040 forecast population: 28,522 2039 forecast population: 28,247 2038 forecast population: 27,977 2037 forecast population: 27,699 2036 forecast population: 27,410 2035 forecast population: 27,155 2034 forecast population: 26,895 2033 forecast population: 26,641 2032 forecast population: 26,361 2031 forecast population: 26,088 2030 forecast population: 25,819 2029 forecast population: 25,547 2028 forecast population: 25,280 2027 forecast population: 25,002 2026 forecast population: 24,661 2025 forecast population: 24,362 2024 forecast population: 24,061 2023 forecast population: 23,763 2022 forecast population: 23,452 2021 forecast population: 23,116 2020 forecast population: 22,731 2019 forecast population: 22,362 2018 forecast population: 22,037 2017 forecast population: 21,722 2016 forecast population: 21,361
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id, October 2018.
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