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Fraser Coast Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Fraser Coast Regional Council

What is

Fraser Coast Regional Council Population Forecasts

What is is a comprehensive online demographic forecast which shows how the population will change between 2016 and 2041. It helps council staff and community organisations understand the likely outcomes of current population trends and council policies on the future population of the area. is designed to answer the questions:

  • How will our community change in the future?
  • What is driving these changes?
  • Where and when should we allocate resources to communities?

Fraser Coast Regional Council forecast has been developed as a website linked to your Council website for ease of access by staff and the community, it can also be accessed directly at:

Fraser Coast Regional Council

What does it look like?

Information is presented in a variety of formats. These include charts showing changes over time, tables with detailed age and household type data, and interactive maps showing the spatial distribution of change over selectable time periods.

What information is included?

Fraser Coast Regional Council population forecast website is a public website containing detailed population, dwelling and household forecasts under the following menu structure:

About the forecast areas


  • Residential development
  • Net migration by age
  • Non-private dwellings

Forecast results

  • Population, households and dwellings
  • Components of population change
  • Population and age structure
  • Household types

Forecast mapping

  • Dwellings and development map
  • Population and age structure map
  • Household types map


Data exporter

About the forecasts

Forecast methodology

  • Factors of population change
  • Household and suburbs life-cycles
  • Forecast modelling process
  • Notes on base data
  • FAQs
  • Glossary
  • References

For which geographic areas?

Fraser Coast Regional Council population forecast provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

Small Area
  • Booral - River Heads
  • Burrum Heads
  • Burrum Heads - Toogoom
  • Craignish - Dundowran (part)
  • Craignish - Dundowran Beach
  • Dundowran - Nikenbah Growth Area
  • Eli Waters
  • Fraser Island - Great Sandy Strait
  • Glenwood and District
  • Granville and surrounds
  • Granville and Surrounds
  • Hervey Bay
  • Hervey Bay - North East
  • Hervey Bay - South West
  • Howard - Torbanlea - Pacific Haven district
  • Howard - Torbanlea - Pacific Haven District
  • Kawungan
  • Maryborough
  • Maryborough Central - North
  • Maryborough Central-North
  • Nikenbah - Dundowran (part)
  • Oakhurst - Yengarie and District
  • Pialba
  • Point Vernon
  • Rural West
  • Scarness
  • Sunshine Acres - Walligan - Takura district
  • Sunshine Acres - Walligan - Takura District
  • Tiaro - Bauple and District
  • Tinana and District
  • Toogoom
  • Torquay
  • Urangan
  • How can I access Fraser Coast Regional Council population forecast?

    Fraser Coast Regional Council forecast can be accessed via the Fraser Coast Regional Council website or at:

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