City of Greater GeelongPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Greater Geelong

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Greater Geelong. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
City of Greater GeelongForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population238,605260,418282,038303,834325,779
Change in population (5yrs)--21,81321,62021,79621,945
Average annual change--1.76%1.61%1.50%1.40%
Households95,713105,244115,004124,892134,558
Average household size2.442.422.402.382.37
Population in non private dwellings5,1865,6686,0026,4256,867
Dwellings107,105117,633128,343139,015149,347
Dwelling occupancy rate89.3689.4789.6189.8490.10

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.37 2035 Average household size: 2.37 2034 Average household size: 2.37 2033 Average household size: 2.38 2032 Average household size: 2.38 2031 Average household size: 2.38 2030 Average household size: 2.38 2029 Average household size: 2.39 2028 Average household size: 2.39 2027 Average household size: 2.40 2026 Average household size: 2.40 2025 Average household size: 2.40 2024 Average household size: 2.41 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.42 2021 Average household size: 2.42 2020 Average household size: 2.42 2019 Average household size: 2.43 2018 Average household size: 2.43 2017 Average household size: 2.44 2016 Average household size: 2.44 2036 Average household size: 2.37 2035 Average household size: 2.37 2034 Average household size: 2.37 2033 Average household size: 2.38 2032 Average household size: 2.38 2031 Average household size: 2.38 2030 Average household size: 2.38 2029 Average household size: 2.39 2028 Average household size: 2.39 2027 Average household size: 2.40 2026 Average household size: 2.40 2025 Average household size: 2.40 2024 Average household size: 2.41 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.42 2021 Average household size: 2.42 2020 Average household size: 2.42 2019 Average household size: 2.43 2018 Average household size: 2.43 2017 Average household size: 2.44 2036 Households: 134,560 2035 Households: 132,660 2034 Households: 130,741 2033 Households: 128,820 2032 Households: 126,867 2031 Households: 124,892 2030 Households: 122,894 2029 Households: 120,914 2028 Households: 118,908 2027 Households: 116,951 2026 Households: 115,002 2025 Households: 113,023 2024 Households: 111,124 2023 Households: 109,180 2022 Households: 107,226 2021 Households: 105,241 2020 Households: 103,326 2019 Households: 101,389 2018 Households: 99,384 2017 Households: 97,522 2016 Households: 95,715 2036 Total population: 325,779 2035 Total population: 321,460 2034 Total population: 316,739 2033 Total population: 312,442 2032 Total population: 308,116 2031 Total population: 303,834 2030 Total population: 299,499 2029 Total population: 294,828 2028 Total population: 290,450 2027 Total population: 286,223 2026 Total population: 282,038 2025 Total population: 277,709 2024 Total population: 273,320 2023 Total population: 269,106 2022 Total population: 264,760 2021 Total population: 260,418 2020 Total population: 256,109 2019 Total population: 251,540 2018 Total population: 247,068 2017 Total population: 242,780 2016 Total population: 238,605
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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