Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population58,11961,83266,59372,17778,756
Change in population (5yrs)--3,7134,7605,5856,579
Average annual change--1.25%1.49%1.62%1.76%
Households22,63624,33226,26028,44730,890
Average household size2.542.522.512.512.52
Population in non private dwellings537583650745891
Dwellings24,26625,96527,90230,10132,563
Dwelling occupancy rate93.2893.7194.1294.5194.86

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.51 2026 Average household size: 2.51 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.52 2022 Average household size: 2.52 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.53 2017 Average household size: 2.54 2016 Average household size: 2.54 2036 Average household size: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.51 2026 Average household size: 2.51 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.52 2022 Average household size: 2.52 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.53 2017 Average household size: 2.54 2036 Households: 30,884 2035 Households: 30,407 2034 Households: 29,927 2033 Households: 29,450 2032 Households: 28,957 2031 Households: 28,445 2030 Households: 27,981 2029 Households: 27,521 2028 Households: 27,067 2027 Households: 26,654 2026 Households: 26,261 2025 Households: 25,888 2024 Households: 25,501 2023 Households: 25,099 2022 Households: 24,703 2021 Households: 24,328 2020 Households: 23,983 2019 Households: 23,612 2018 Households: 23,266 2017 Households: 22,947 2016 Households: 22,638 2036 Total population: 78,756 2035 Total population: 77,493 2034 Total population: 76,228 2033 Total population: 74,912 2032 Total population: 73,554 2031 Total population: 72,177 2030 Total population: 70,948 2029 Total population: 69,751 2028 Total population: 68,591 2027 Total population: 67,601 2026 Total population: 66,593 2025 Total population: 65,660 2024 Total population: 64,731 2023 Total population: 63,730 2022 Total population: 62,733 2021 Total population: 61,832 2020 Total population: 61,031 2019 Total population: 60,190 2018 Total population: 59,499 2017 Total population: 58,808 2016 Total population: 58,119
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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