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 21,563, and is forecast to grow to 26,756 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: 26,756 2040 forecast population: 26,480 2039 forecast population: 26,216 2038 forecast population: 25,948 2037 forecast population: 25,678 2036 forecast population: 25,394 2035 forecast population: 25,145 2034 forecast population: 24,894 2033 forecast population: 24,657 2032 forecast population: 24,407 2031 forecast population: 24,171 2030 forecast population: 23,942 2029 forecast population: 23,721 2028 forecast population: 23,515 2027 forecast population: 23,307 2026 forecast population: 23,047 2025 forecast population: 22,846 2024 forecast population: 22,654 2023 forecast population: 22,471 2022 forecast population: 22,270 2021 forecast population: 22,068 2020 forecast population: 21,855 2019 forecast population: 21,685 2018 forecast population: 21,563 2017 forecast population: 21,474 2016 forecast population: 21,361
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id, October 2018.
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