Murray Shire CouncilPopulation 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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Welcome to Shire of Murray population forecasts

The Shire of Murray population forecast for 2018 is 18,036, and is forecast to grow to 80,781 by 2041.

The Shire of Murray population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2016 and 2041.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in November 2017 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Shire of Murray. Forecasts are available for each year from 2016 to 2041.

Forecast areas
Shire of Murray
Forecast population
Forecast population 2041 forecast population: 80,781 2040 forecast population: 75,424 2039 forecast population: 70,236 2038 forecast population: 65,163 2037 forecast population: 60,416 2036 forecast population: 55,980 2035 forecast population: 51,728 2034 forecast population: 47,777 2033 forecast population: 44,059 2032 forecast population: 40,576 2031 forecast population: 37,356 2030 forecast population: 34,452 2029 forecast population: 31,857 2028 forecast population: 29,540 2027 forecast population: 27,506 2026 forecast population: 25,676 2025 forecast population: 24,123 2024 forecast population: 22,940 2023 forecast population: 21,937 2022 forecast population: 20,986 2021 forecast population: 20,150 2020 forecast population: 19,369 2019 forecast population: 18,667 2018 forecast population: 18,036 2017 forecast population: 17,533 2016 forecast population: 17,085
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id, November 2017.
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