Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

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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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

About the forecast areas

The 2019 population forecast for the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is 60,190, and is forecast to grow to 78,756 by 2036.

The Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area is located in south-eastern New South Wales, between 10 and 100 kilometres east of the Canberra CBD, and between 250 and 280 kilometres south-west of the Sydney CBD. The Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area is bounded by Upper Lachlan Shire and the Goulburn Mulwaree Council area in the north, Shoalhaven City and Eurobodalla Shire in the east, the Snowy Monaro Regional Council area in the south, and the Australian Capital Territory and the Yass Valley Council area in the west. Queanbeyan is named from an Aboriginal word meaning “clear waters”, while Palerang is named after Mount Palerang.

Forecast areas
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council