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Fraser Coast Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2041, the population for Fraser Coast Regional Council is forecast to increase by 35,468 persons (34.45% growth), at an average annual change of 1.19%.

This table summarises the population for Fraser Coast Regional Council and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Fraser Coast Regional CouncilForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area201620212026203120362041Total changeAvg. annual % change
Fraser Coast Regional Council102,965108,574115,007123,460131,401138,433+35,468+1.19
Booral - River Heads3,1003,2873,5243,8504,2084,502+1,402+1.50
Burrum Heads - Toogoom4,3234,5084,6744,9645,1305,245+922+0.78
Craignish - Dundowran Beach4,0034,1975,3127,0869,37312,212+8,209+4.56
Dundowran - Nikenbah Growth Area1,5992,4014,0636,3597,4767,487+5,888+6.37
Fraser Island - Great Sandy Strait1,5661,4661,3511,4091,4471,483-83-0.22
Glenwood and District1,8211,9252,0542,2012,3562,520+699+1.31
Granville and surrounds3,3653,2983,2863,3973,5813,592+227+0.26
Hervey Bay - North East29,48231,19532,50633,79434,68535,581+6,099+0.75
Hervey Bay - South West18,06820,19621,02222,20524,13625,962+7,894+1.46
Howard - Torbanlea - Pacific Haven district3,5823,5874,0124,1864,3974,582+1,000+0.99
Maryborough Central-North17,90917,90218,14318,32518,52218,763+854+0.19
Oakhurst - Yengarie and District2,5822,6782,7833,0073,1633,288+706+0.97
Rural West8329149741,0671,1391,204+372+1.49
Sunshine Acres - Walligan - Takura district2,0671,9831,9121,9692,0442,117+50+0.10
Tiaro - Bauple and District2,1222,1972,2982,4102,5332,663+541+0.91
Tinana and District6,5456,8417,0927,2307,2127,231+686+0.40
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), September 2020.

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