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Murrumbateman & District

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in Murrumbateman & District will increase by an average of 55 dwellings per annum to 2,429 in 2036.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the Yass Valley Council area. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

List of forecast land developments and infill assumptions:

Dwelling counts for 2016 have been adjusted to reflect Census results. Specific assumptions from 2017 onwards:

  • Jiparu Murrumbateman - 24 dwellings (2017-2020)
  • Merryville Estate - 11 dwellings (2017-2022)
  • Fairley Estate - 108 dwellings (2017-2025)
  • Merryville Park Estate Residual - 32 dwellings (2019-2030)
  • Murrumbateman Future Large Lot Development - 32 dwellings (2020-2035)
  • Scrubby Lane Large Lot Residential - 53 dwellings (2020-2036)
  • Murrumbateman Village Expansion - 75 dwellings (2021-2030)
  • Isabel Drive Residential Land - 93 dwellings (2021-2034)
  • Murrumbateman Potential Future Urban - 320 dwellings (2022-2036)
  • Murrumbateman Village Expansion (East) - 30 dwellings (2022-2036)
  • Ballerina Park - 20 dwellings (2027-2036)
  • Yass River Large Lot Residential - 14 dwellings (2028-2034)
  • Moderate level of infill development (13-15 dwellings per annum)
Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2036 Total dwellings: 2,429 2035 Total dwellings: 2,370 2034 Total dwellings: 2,309 2033 Total dwellings: 2,249 2032 Total dwellings: 2,188 2031 Total dwellings: 2,127 2030 Total dwellings: 2,066 2029 Total dwellings: 2,005 2028 Total dwellings: 1,945 2027 Total dwellings: 1,885 2026 Total dwellings: 1,826 2025 Total dwellings: 1,772 2024 Total dwellings: 1,716 2023 Total dwellings: 1,663 2022 Total dwellings: 1,611 2021 Total dwellings: 1,558 2020 Total dwellings: 1,507 2019 Total dwellings: 1,459 2018 Total dwellings: 1,414 2017 Total dwellings: 1,369 2036 Total dwellings: 2,429 2035 Total dwellings: 2,370 2034 Total dwellings: 2,309 2033 Total dwellings: 2,249 2032 Total dwellings: 2,188 2031 Total dwellings: 2,127 2030 Total dwellings: 2,066 2029 Total dwellings: 2,005 2028 Total dwellings: 1,945 2027 Total dwellings: 1,885 2026 Total dwellings: 1,826 2025 Total dwellings: 1,772 2024 Total dwellings: 1,716 2023 Total dwellings: 1,663 2022 Total dwellings: 1,611 2021 Total dwellings: 1,558 2020 Total dwellings: 1,507 2019 Total dwellings: 1,459 2018 Total dwellings: 1,414 2017 Total dwellings: 1,369 2036 Forecast development: 59 2035 Forecast development: 61 2034 Forecast development: 60 2033 Forecast development: 61 2032 Forecast development: 61 2031 Forecast development: 61 2030 Forecast development: 61 2029 Forecast development: 60 2028 Forecast development: 60 2027 Forecast development: 59 2026 Forecast development: 54 2025 Forecast development: 56 2024 Forecast development: 53 2023 Forecast development: 52 2022 Forecast development: 53 2021 Forecast development: 51 2020 Forecast development: 48 2019 Forecast development: 45 2018 Forecast development: 45 2017 Forecast development: 42
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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