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City of Greater GeelongPopulation forecast

City of Greater Geelong

Components of population change

The greatest population change for the City of Greater Geelong is forecast for the period from 2037 to 2041, which is expected to have a net increase of 32,202 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
City of Greater GeelongForecast period
Component2017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 20362037 to 2041
Change in persons in non-private dwellings5633844204420
Natural increase/decrease4,5235,5045,9946,3216,711
Net migration24,36723,84425,29723,82325,491
Total population change29,45329,73231,71130,58632,203
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2019.

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