Golden Plains Shire
About the forecast areas
The 2019 population forecast for Golden Plains Shire is 23,384, and is forecast to grow to 32,449 by 2036.
Golden Plains Shire is located in south-western Victoria, about 15 kilometres north-west from Geelong and 100 kilometres west from Melbourne. The Shire is bounded by the City of Ballarat and Moorabool Shire in the north, the City of Greater Geelong in the east, Surf Coast Shire and Colac-Otway Shire in the south and Corangamite Shire and Pyrenees Shire in the west. Golden Plains Shire comprises a total area of roughly 2,700 square kilometres.