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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The Colac Otway Shire population forecast for 2018 is 21,648, and is forecast to grow to 23,865 by 2036.

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 2036.

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 November 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Colac Otway Shire. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 23,865 2035 forecast population: 23,741 2034 forecast population: 23,618 2033 forecast population: 23,530 2032 forecast population: 23,387 2031 forecast population: 23,327 2030 forecast population: 23,188 2029 forecast population: 23,050 2028 forecast population: 22,924 2027 forecast population: 22,783 2026 forecast population: 22,677 2025 forecast population: 22,550 2024 forecast population: 22,430 2023 forecast population: 22,338 2022 forecast population: 22,180 2021 forecast population: 22,036 2020 forecast population: 21,920 2019 forecast population: 21,773 2018 forecast population: 21,648 2017 forecast population: 21,478 2016 forecast population: 21,361
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id, November 2017.
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