Moorabool ShirePopulation forecast
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Moorabool Shire

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2041, Bacchus Marsh and Surrounds is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in Moorabool Shire.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across Moorabool 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 map
Moorabool Shire, 2016 to 2041 percent change
Forecast dwellings and development
Moorabool Shire20162041Change between 2016 and 2041
Moorabool Shire13,178100.025,590100.0+12,412+94.2
Bacchus Marsh2,93922.36,04623.6+3,107+105.7
Merrimu, Hopetoun Park4853.73,52013.8+3,035+625.8
Parwan Station210.22,0317.9+2,010+9,752.1
Rural East1,67612.72,0518.0+375+22.4
Rural West2,56719.53,16712.4+600+23.4
Bacchus Marsh and Surrounds7,88559.817,47168.3+9,586+121.6

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.