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Fraser Coast Regional

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, Hervey Bay - South West is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across the Fraser Coast Regional is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development map
Fraser Coast Regional, 2016 to 2036 percent change
Forecast dwellings and development
Fraser Coast Regional20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
AreaNumber%Number%Number%
Fraser Coast Regional48,936100.069,039100.0+20,103+41.1
Booral - River Heads1,3462.71,8562.7+510+37.9
Burrum Heads - Toogoom2,4535.04,0135.8+1,560+63.6
Dundowran Beach - Craignish1,5883.23,7845.5+2,196+138.3
Great Sandy Strait - Fraser Island1,2632.61,4462.1+183+14.5
Hervey Bay - North East15,67332.017,36725.2+1,694+10.8
Hervey Bay - South West7,61015.614,11220.4+6,502+85.4
Maryborough - Granville8,72517.89,38513.6+660+7.6
Nikenbah - Dundowran Future Growth Area5831.24,4896.5+3,906+669.8
Northern Hinterland2,9706.14,0705.9+1,100+37.0
Southern Hinterland2,6185.43,1924.6+574+21.9
Tinana2,3604.82,9244.2+564+23.9
Western Hinterland1,7473.62,4013.5+654+37.4

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

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