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City of Greater GeelongPopulation forecast

City of Greater Geelong

What is

City of Greater Geelong 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?

The City of Greater Geelong 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:

City of Greater Geelong

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?

City of Greater Geelong 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?

the City of Greater Geelong population forecast provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

Small Area
  • Anakie
  • Armstrong Creek
  • Armstrong Creek - Mount Duneed
  • Avalon
  • Balliang
  • Barwon Heads
  • Barwon Heads - Connewarre - Breamlea
  • Batesford
  • Bell Park
  • Bell Post Hill
  • Bellarine
  • Belmont
  • Breakwater
  • Breamlea
  • Central Geelong
  • Ceres
  • Charlemont
  • Clifton Springs
  • Connewarre
  • Corio
  • Curlewis
  • Drumcondra
  • Drysdale
  • Drysdale - Bellarine
  • East Geelong
  • Fyansford
  • Geelong
  • Geelong - South Geelong - Drumcondra
  • Geelong West
  • Geelong West - Manifold Heights
  • Grovedale
  • Hamlyn Heights
  • Herne Hill
  • Herne Hill - Fyansford
  • Highton
  • Highton - Wandana Heights
  • Highton - Wandana Heights - Ceres
  • Indented Head
  • Lara
  • Leopold
  • Little River
  • Lovely Banks
  • Lovely Banks - Batesford - Moorabool
  • Manifold Heights
  • Mannerim
  • Marcus Hill
  • Marshall
  • Marshall - Charlemont
  • Moolap
  • Moorabool
  • Mount Duneed
  • Newcomb
  • Newcomb - Moolap
  • Newtown
  • Norlane
  • Norlane - North Shore
  • North Geelong
  • North Geelong - Rippleside
  • North Shore
  • Ocean Grove
  • Point Lonsdale
  • Portarlington
  • Rippleside
  • Rural Bellarine Peninsula
  • Rural North
  • South Geelong
  • South Geelong - Thomson - Breakwater
  • St Albans Park
  • St Leonards
  • St Leonards - Indented Head
  • Staughton Vale
  • Swan Bay
  • Thomson
  • Thomson - Breakwater
  • Wallington
  • Wandana Heights
  • Waurn Ponds
  • Waurn Ponds - Ceres
  • How can I access City of Greater Geelong population forecast?

    the City of Greater Geelong forecast can be accessed via the City of Greater Geelong website or at:

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