South Gippsland Shire 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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About the forecast areas

The 2018 population forecast for Leongatha is 5,997, and is forecast to grow to 8,038 by 2036.

Leongatha is bounded by the locality of Ruby, Wild Dog Valley Road and the locality of Leongatha North in the north, the Strzelecki Highway, Myers Road, Mardan Road and the Tarwin River West Branch in the east, the locality of Nerrena, the Tarwin River West Branch, Carmodys Road, Simons Lane, the South Gippsland Highway, the locality of Leongatha South and Racecourse Road in the south, and the localities of Korumburra South and Kardella South in the west.