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Murray Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Murray Shire Council

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2051, the population for Murray Shire Council is forecast to increase by 53,791 persons (314.16% growth), at an average annual change of 3.44%.

This table summarises the population for Murray Shire Council and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Murray Shire CouncilForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2051
Area20162021202620312036204120462051Total changeAvg. annual % change
Shire of Murray17,12218,33620,04223,73432,35244,63957,80170,913+53,791+3.44
North Dandalup - Rural North7879851,1491,3751,5951,8122,0262,241+1,454+2.52
North Yunderup8798578549881,1171,3351,5021,670+791+1.54
Point Grey444353338271,3021,768+1,764+15.61
Ravenswood North5661771652,4537,42712,71117,940+17,884+14.73
Rural South1,8101,7981,8031,8541,9131,9732,0292,085+275+0.34
South Yunderup3,2523,5853,8914,4596,4998,80611,70014,663+11,411+3.65
Stake Hill - Barragup - Nambeelup1,7991,8721,9822,0602,1372,2192,2972,377+578+0.67
West Pinjarra4645005411,4553,2065,4017,6019,724+9,260+7.51
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2020.

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