Shellharbour City 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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Shellharbour City

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Shellharbour City. 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
Shellharbour CityForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population70,49275,97682,03786,24590,22193,898
Change in population (5yrs)--5,4846,0614,2073,9773,676
Average annual change--1.51%1.55%1.01%0.91%0.80%
Households25,59528,07730,49732,24033,83835,317
Average household size2.722.672.652.632.622.61
Population in non private dwellings8211,0051,2781,4381,6641,664
Dwellings26,58529,08531,54933,40535,10036,679
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2896.5396.6796.5196.4096.29

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2018.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.61 2040 Average household size: 2.61 2039 Average household size: 2.61 2038 Average household size: 2.61 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.62 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.67 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.68 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2016 Average household size: 2.72 2041 Average household size: 2.61 2040 Average household size: 2.61 2039 Average household size: 2.61 2038 Average household size: 2.61 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.62 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.67 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.68 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2041 Households: 35,319 2040 Households: 35,052 2039 Households: 34,761 2038 Households: 34,457 2037 Households: 34,151 2036 Households: 33,836 2035 Households: 33,551 2034 Households: 33,250 2033 Households: 32,923 2032 Households: 32,584 2031 Households: 32,243 2030 Households: 31,913 2029 Households: 31,577 2028 Households: 31,254 2027 Households: 30,913 2026 Households: 30,492 2025 Households: 30,053 2024 Households: 29,584 2023 Households: 29,113 2022 Households: 28,622 2021 Households: 28,073 2020 Households: 27,481 2019 Households: 26,922 2018 Households: 26,483 2017 Households: 25,980 2016 Households: 25,598 2041 Total population: 93,898 2040 Total population: 93,241 2039 Total population: 92,511 2038 Total population: 91,754 2037 Total population: 91,002 2036 Total population: 90,221 2035 Total population: 89,296 2034 Total population: 88,599 2033 Total population: 87,827 2032 Total population: 87,032 2031 Total population: 86,245 2030 Total population: 85,318 2029 Total population: 84,543 2028 Total population: 83,822 2027 Total population: 83,065 2026 Total population: 82,037 2025 Total population: 80,964 2024 Total population: 79,851 2023 Total population: 78,709 2022 Total population: 77,524 2021 Total population: 75,976 2020 Total population: 74,484 2019 Total population: 73,101 2018 Total population: 72,289 2017 Total population: 71,198 2016 Total population: 70,492
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2018.
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