Mitchell Shire Council Population forecast

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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Mitchell Shire

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, Wallan is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in Mitchell Shire.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across Mitchell Shire is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development
Mitchell Shire20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
Mitchell Shire16,461100.034,805100.0+18,344+111.4
Broadford area2,04812.43,0418.7+993+48.5
Kilmore - Kilmore East3,49921.35,40315.5+1,904+54.4
Pyalong - Rural North West9185.61,0833.1+165+18.0
Rural North East1,0976.71,2123.5+115+10.5
Wandong - Heathcote Junction area1,1787.21,3944.0+216+18.3

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