Yass ValleyPopulation 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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Yass Valley Council area

Dwellings and development map

Between 2016 and 2036, ACT peri-urban area is forecast for the greatest increase in development of new dwellings in the Yass Valley Council area.

Visualising the geographic pattern of growth in dwelling stock across the Yass Valley Council area is a good starting point for assessing the scale and type of change each part of the area is undergoing. Some areas will be experiencing significant growth in new dwellings, either through greenfield development or densification and renewal.

However it would be a mistake to assume that areas not experiencing significant housing development are not undergoing change. Other processes will be at work such as the aging-in-place of the existing population and changing household structures. The age structure and household type maps will uncover these population shifts.

Forecast dwellings and development
Yass Valley Council area20162036Change between 2016 and 2036
Yass Valley Council area6,562100.010,813100.0+4,251+64.8
ACT peri-urban area83012.62,31221.4+1,482+178.6
Bowning-Bookham-Rural West79212.19268.6+134+16.9
Gundaroo & District5017.67456.9+244+48.7
Murrumbateman & District1,32720.22,42922.5+1,102+83.0
Yass & District3,11347.44,40240.7+1,289+41.4

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