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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Rural West

About the forecast areas

The 2018 population forecast for Rural West is 2,397, and is forecast to grow to 2,538 by 2036.

Rural West is bounded by the localities of Loch, Korumburra, Kardella and Leongatha and the Tarwin River West Branch in the north, the localities of Koorooman, Dumbalk and Meeniyan in the east, the localities of Tarwin and Pound Creek, the Bass Highway, Wares Road, Meeks Road, Outtrim-Inverloch Road, Scotts Estate Road, Stewarts Road, Inverloch-Kongwak Road and Bass Coast Shire in the south, and Korumburra-Wonthaggi Road, Bena-Kongwak Road, Sheepways Road and Bass Coast Shire in the west.