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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
Point GreyForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population55951,0192,1383,211
Change in population (5yrs)--0919241,1191,072
Average annual change---0.05%84.04%60.58%15.98%8.47%
Households22353818131,244
Average household size2.262.262.732.672.632.58
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings22373978471,297
Dwelling occupancy rate100.00100.0094.5995.9795.9995.91

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: 2.58 2040 Average household size: 2.59 2039 Average household size: 2.60 2038 Average household size: 2.61 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.64 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.67 2031 Average household size: 2.68 2030 Average household size: 2.68 2029 Average household size: 2.69 2028 Average household size: 2.69 2027 Average household size: 2.69 2026 Average household size: 2.69 2025 Average household size: 2.66 2024 Average household size: 2.42 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.42 2020 Average household size: 2.44 2019 Average household size: 2.43 2018 Average household size: 2.42 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2016 Average household size: 2.42 2041 Average household size: 2.58 2040 Average household size: 2.59 2039 Average household size: 2.60 2038 Average household size: 2.61 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.64 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.67 2031 Average household size: 2.68 2030 Average household size: 2.68 2029 Average household size: 2.69 2028 Average household size: 2.69 2027 Average household size: 2.69 2026 Average household size: 2.69 2025 Average household size: 2.66 2024 Average household size: 2.42 2023 Average household size: 2.41 2022 Average household size: 2.41 2021 Average household size: 2.42 2020 Average household size: 2.44 2019 Average household size: 2.43 2018 Average household size: 2.42 2017 Average household size: 2.41 2041 Households: 1,244 2040 Households: 1,158 2039 Households: 1,072 2038 Households: 985 2037 Households: 899 2036 Households: 813 2035 Households: 726 2034 Households: 640 2033 Households: 554 2032 Households: 467 2031 Households: 381 2030 Households: 295 2029 Households: 208 2028 Households: 131 2027 Households: 74 2026 Households: 35 2025 Households: 12 2024 Households: 2 2023 Households: 2 2022 Households: 2 2021 Households: 2 2020 Households: 2 2019 Households: 2 2018 Households: 2 2017 Households: 2 2016 Households: 2 2041 Total population: 3,211 2040 Total population: 3,000 2039 Total population: 2,788 2038 Total population: 2,573 2037 Total population: 2,357 2036 Total population: 2,138 2035 Total population: 1,918 2034 Total population: 1,696 2033 Total population: 1,472 2032 Total population: 1,246 2031 Total population: 1,019 2030 Total population: 790 2029 Total population: 560 2028 Total population: 354 2027 Total population: 199 2026 Total population: 95 2025 Total population: 31 2024 Total population: 5 2023 Total population: 5 2022 Total population: 5 2021 Total population: 5 2020 Total population: 5 2019 Total population: 5 2018 Total population: 5 2017 Total population: 5 2016 Total population: 5
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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