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Tweed Shire

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2036, the population for Tweed Shire is forecast to increase by 33,976 persons (36.35% growth), at an average annual change of 1.56%.

This table summarises the population for Tweed Shire and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Tweed ShireForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
Tweed Shire93,45899,571107,543117,311127,434+33,976+1.56
Bilambil - Bilambil Heights3,8644,0534,5545,6096,673+2,809+2.77
Cabarita area3,3393,4373,4813,4783,471+132+0.19
Cobaki - Piggabeen area5851,2884,1137,30610,315+9,730+15.43
Mid Coast - Casuarina3,9234,8616,5218,87611,631+7,708+5.58
Murwillumbah & District10,50411,26911,68511,87912,090+1,586+0.71
North Coast - Kingscliff9,85510,29810,50010,74510,998+1,143+0.55
North East Hinterland - Tumbulgum2,9212,8172,7822,7892,804-118-0.21
North West Tweed - Tyalgum2,8462,8042,7542,7692,768-78-0.14
South Coast - Pottsville8,2578,6419,0829,84710,656+2,400+1.28
South East Hinterland - Burringbar3,2163,2083,2283,2513,268+53+0.08
South West Tweed - Uki2,2172,2612,2712,3122,348+131+0.29
Tweed Heads8,3499,59210,20310,49810,739+2,390+1.27
Tweed Heads South - Banora Point24,26025,39026,09126,53026,645+2,385+0.47
Tweed Heads West6,3256,5166,6406,7166,807+482+0.37

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