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Alexandrina Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Alexandrina Council is forecast to grow from 14,270 in 2011 to 17,977 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.32 to 2.23 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Alexandrina Council. The period 2011 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Alexandrina CouncilForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population24,11125,51227,38229,66032,03034,324
Change in population (5yrs)--1,4011,8702,2792,3702,294
Average annual change--1.14%1.42%1.61%1.55%1.39%
Households10,26711,04712,00713,11714,23515,316
Average household size2.322.282.252.232.222.21
Population in non private dwellings294358384384444444
Dwellings14,27015,30416,56717,97719,39420,765
Dwelling occupancy rate71.9572.1872.4872.9773.4073.76

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2014.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.22 2029 Average household size: 2.22 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.24 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.27 2016 Average household size: 2.28 2015 Average household size: 2.28 2014 Average household size: 2.29 2013 Average household size: 2.30 2012 Average household size: 2.31 2011 Average household size: 2.32 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.22 2029 Average household size: 2.22 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.24 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.27 2016 Average household size: 2.28 2015 Average household size: 2.28 2014 Average household size: 2.29 2013 Average household size: 2.30 2012 Average household size: 2.31 2036 Households: 15,317 2035 Households: 15,092 2034 Households: 14,875 2033 Households: 14,657 2032 Households: 14,448 2031 Households: 14,234 2030 Households: 14,020 2029 Households: 13,801 2028 Households: 13,575 2027 Households: 13,348 2026 Households: 13,113 2025 Households: 12,895 2024 Households: 12,671 2023 Households: 12,443 2022 Households: 12,229 2021 Households: 12,010 2020 Households: 11,805 2019 Households: 11,612 2018 Households: 11,422 2017 Households: 11,239 2016 Households: 11,047 2015 Households: 10,880 2014 Households: 10,727 2013 Households: 10,590 2012 Households: 10,445 2011 Households: 10,267 2036 Total population: 34,324 2035 Total population: 33,845 2034 Total population: 33,387 2033 Total population: 32,925 2032 Total population: 32,483 2031 Total population: 32,030 2030 Total population: 31,594 2029 Total population: 31,146 2028 Total population: 30,675 2027 Total population: 30,201 2026 Total population: 29,660 2025 Total population: 29,208 2024 Total population: 28,742 2023 Total population: 28,268 2022 Total population: 27,823 2021 Total population: 27,382 2020 Total population: 26,971 2019 Total population: 26,589 2018 Total population: 26,239 2017 Total population: 25,889 2016 Total population: 25,512 2015 Total population: 25,152 2014 Total population: 24,904 2013 Total population: 24,686 2012 Total population: 24,417 2011 Total population: 24,111
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Alexandrina Council was estimated to be 24,111 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,500 people to 29,660 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.39%. This is based on an increase of over 2,800 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.32 to 2.23 by 2026.

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