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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Shire of Murray

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Shire of Murray. 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
Shire of MurrayForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population17,08520,15025,67637,35655,98080,781
Change in population (5yrs)--3,0655,52611,68018,62424,801
Average annual change--3.36%4.97%7.79%8.43%7.61%
Households6,9018,03210,13614,48721,35030,576
Average household size2.472.492.522.562.612.63
Population in non private dwellings55110160260310410
Dwellings7,9359,19911,50816,16223,42233,167
Dwelling occupancy rate86.9787.3188.0889.6491.1592.19

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.63 2040 Average household size: 2.63 2039 Average household size: 2.62 2038 Average household size: 2.62 2037 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Average household size: 2.61 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.58 2032 Average household size: 2.57 2031 Average household size: 2.56 2030 Average household size: 2.55 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.48 2018 Average household size: 2.48 2017 Average household size: 2.48 2016 Average household size: 2.47 2041 Average household size: 2.63 2040 Average household size: 2.63 2039 Average household size: 2.62 2038 Average household size: 2.62 2037 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Average household size: 2.61 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.58 2032 Average household size: 2.57 2031 Average household size: 2.56 2030 Average household size: 2.55 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.48 2018 Average household size: 2.48 2017 Average household size: 2.48 2041 Households: 30,576 2040 Households: 28,588 2039 Households: 26,648 2038 Households: 24,773 2037 Households: 23,003 2036 Households: 21,350 2035 Households: 19,793 2034 Households: 18,336 2033 Households: 16,966 2032 Households: 15,679 2031 Households: 14,489 2030 Households: 13,422 2029 Households: 12,453 2028 Households: 11,599 2027 Households: 10,832 2026 Households: 10,137 2025 Households: 9,566 2024 Households: 9,108 2023 Households: 8,723 2022 Households: 8,362 2021 Households: 8,034 2020 Households: 7,733 2019 Households: 7,468 2018 Households: 7,244 2017 Households: 7,052 2016 Households: 6,900 2041 Total population: 80,781 2040 Total population: 75,424 2039 Total population: 70,236 2038 Total population: 65,163 2037 Total population: 60,416 2036 Total population: 55,980 2035 Total population: 51,728 2034 Total population: 47,777 2033 Total population: 44,059 2032 Total population: 40,576 2031 Total population: 37,356 2030 Total population: 34,452 2029 Total population: 31,857 2028 Total population: 29,540 2027 Total population: 27,506 2026 Total population: 25,676 2025 Total population: 24,123 2024 Total population: 22,940 2023 Total population: 21,937 2022 Total population: 20,986 2021 Total population: 20,150 2020 Total population: 19,369 2019 Total population: 18,667 2018 Total population: 18,036 2017 Total population: 17,533 2016 Total population: 17,085
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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