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Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Adelaide will increase by an average of 396 dwellings per annum to 20,687 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 City of Adelaide. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2011 to 2036
City of AdelaideChange in dwellings between 2011 and 2036
Areanumber%
City of Adelaide+9,907+91.9
CAD East+1,942+119.9
CAD West+3,295+218.0
City South+2,652+194.3
Lower North Adelaide+144+13.3
South East Corner+657+31.2
South West Corner+830+108.3
Upper North Adelaide+387+16.6

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2015.

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2036 Total dwellings: 20,687 2035 Total dwellings: 20,336 2034 Total dwellings: 19,985 2033 Total dwellings: 19,634 2032 Total dwellings: 19,283 2031 Total dwellings: 18,932 2030 Total dwellings: 18,581 2029 Total dwellings: 18,230 2028 Total dwellings: 17,879 2027 Total dwellings: 17,503 2026 Total dwellings: 17,127 2025 Total dwellings: 16,746 2024 Total dwellings: 16,347 2023 Total dwellings: 15,855 2022 Total dwellings: 15,362 2021 Total dwellings: 14,837 2020 Total dwellings: 14,350 2019 Total dwellings: 13,836 2018 Total dwellings: 13,318 2017 Total dwellings: 12,824 2016 Total dwellings: 12,241 2015 Total dwellings: 11,615 2014 Total dwellings: 11,506 2013 Total dwellings: 11,369 2012 Total dwellings: 10,969 2036 Total dwellings: 20,687 2035 Total dwellings: 20,336 2034 Total dwellings: 19,985 2033 Total dwellings: 19,634 2032 Total dwellings: 19,283 2031 Total dwellings: 18,932 2030 Total dwellings: 18,581 2029 Total dwellings: 18,230 2028 Total dwellings: 17,879 2027 Total dwellings: 17,503 2026 Total dwellings: 17,127 2025 Total dwellings: 16,746 2024 Total dwellings: 16,347 2023 Total dwellings: 15,855 2022 Total dwellings: 15,362 2021 Total dwellings: 14,837 2020 Total dwellings: 14,350 2019 Total dwellings: 13,836 2018 Total dwellings: 13,318 2017 Total dwellings: 12,824 2016 Total dwellings: 12,241 2015 Total dwellings: 11,615 2014 Total dwellings: 11,506 2013 Total dwellings: 11,369 2012 Total dwellings: 10,969 2036 Forecast development: 351 2035 Forecast development: 351 2034 Forecast development: 351 2033 Forecast development: 351 2032 Forecast development: 351 2031 Forecast development: 351 2030 Forecast development: 351 2029 Forecast development: 351 2028 Forecast development: 376 2027 Forecast development: 376 2026 Forecast development: 381 2025 Forecast development: 399 2024 Forecast development: 492 2023 Forecast development: 493 2022 Forecast development: 525 2021 Forecast development: 487 2020 Forecast development: 514 2019 Forecast development: 518 2018 Forecast development: 494 2017 Forecast development: 583 2016 Forecast development: 626 2015 Forecast development: 109 2014 Forecast development: 137 2013 Forecast development: 400 2012 Forecast development: 189
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.
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