Golden Plains ShirePopulation forecast
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North West

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Golden Plains Shire. 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
North WestForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population6,9237,2617,6348,0528,555
Change in population (5yrs)--337374418503
Average annual change--0.96%1.01%1.07%1.22%
Households2,4542,6502,8413,0363,234
Average household size2.822.722.672.642.63
Population in non private dwellings046464646
Dwellings2,6862,8913,0963,3063,519
Dwelling occupancy rate91.3691.6691.7691.8391.90

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: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.63 2034 Average household size: 2.63 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.65 2028 Average household size: 2.65 2027 Average household size: 2.66 2026 Average household size: 2.67 2025 Average household size: 2.68 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.70 2022 Average household size: 2.71 2021 Average household size: 2.72 2020 Average household size: 2.74 2019 Average household size: 2.76 2018 Average household size: 2.77 2017 Average household size: 2.79 2016 Average household size: 2.82 2036 Average household size: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.63 2034 Average household size: 2.63 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.65 2028 Average household size: 2.65 2027 Average household size: 2.66 2026 Average household size: 2.67 2025 Average household size: 2.68 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.70 2022 Average household size: 2.71 2021 Average household size: 2.72 2020 Average household size: 2.74 2019 Average household size: 2.76 2018 Average household size: 2.77 2017 Average household size: 2.79 2036 Households: 3,235 2035 Households: 3,195 2034 Households: 3,155 2033 Households: 3,115 2032 Households: 3,075 2031 Households: 3,036 2030 Households: 2,997 2029 Households: 2,958 2028 Households: 2,918 2027 Households: 2,879 2026 Households: 2,840 2025 Households: 2,802 2024 Households: 2,764 2023 Households: 2,725 2022 Households: 2,687 2021 Households: 2,649 2020 Households: 2,609 2019 Households: 2,570 2018 Households: 2,531 2017 Households: 2,492 2016 Households: 2,455 2036 Total population: 8,555 2035 Total population: 8,453 2034 Total population: 8,348 2033 Total population: 8,250 2032 Total population: 8,148 2031 Total population: 8,052 2030 Total population: 7,959 2029 Total population: 7,874 2028 Total population: 7,790 2027 Total population: 7,714 2026 Total population: 7,634 2025 Total population: 7,552 2024 Total population: 7,483 2023 Total population: 7,401 2022 Total population: 7,336 2021 Total population: 7,261 2020 Total population: 7,192 2019 Total population: 7,129 2018 Total population: 7,021 2017 Total population: 6,963 2016 Total population: 6,923
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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