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Between 2016 and 2041, the population for Wellington Shire is forecast to increase by 14,330 persons (32.92% growth), at an average annual change of 1.14%.
This table summarises the population for Wellington 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.
Please note that population numbers in forecast.id 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.
|Wellington Shire||Forecast year||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Area||2016||2021||2026||2031||2036||2041||Total change||Avg. annual % change|
|Coastal District planning area||1,929||2,952||2,510||2,609||2,717||2,830||+901||+1.54|
|Heyfield and District planning area||3,970||4,055||4,151||4,273||4,396||4,531||+561||+0.53|
|Maffra and District planning area||6,052||6,473||6,703||7,036||7,407||7,760||+1,708||+1.00|
|Rosedale and District planning area||3,435||3,700||3,905||4,180||4,461||4,744||+1,309||+1.30|
|Sale and District planning areas||18,845||19,232||20,806||22,399||24,182||25,980||+7,135||+1.29|
|Stratford and District planning area||4,788||5,174||5,570||5,943||6,296||6,654||+1,866||+1.33|
|Yarram and District planning area||4,512||4,646||4,840||5,030||5,203||5,362||+850||+0.69|
|Sale – Longford – Wurruk and surrounds||17,626||17,991||19,547||21,106||22,847||24,539||+6,913||+1.33|
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