Alexandrina CouncilPopulation forecast
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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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Alexandrina Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Alexandrina Council is forecast to grow from 15,504 in 2016 to 19,483 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.28 to 2.22 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Alexandrina Council. The period 2016 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
Summary20162021202620312036
Population26,54528,43430,48932,66834,816
Change in population (5yrs)--1,8892,0552,1792,148
Average annual change--1.38%1.41%1.39%1.28%
Households11,49112,43613,49014,55015,580
Average household size2.282.262.232.222.21
Population in non private dwellings349375375435435
Dwellings15,50416,73818,10419,48320,836
Dwelling occupancy rate74.1274.3074.5174.6874.77

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

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: 2.21 2032 Average household size: 2.21 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: 2.25 2022 Average household size: 2.25 2021 Average household size: 2.26 2020 Average household size: 2.26 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2016 Average household size: 2.28 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.21 2032 Average household size: 2.21 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: 2.25 2022 Average household size: 2.25 2021 Average household size: 2.26 2020 Average household size: 2.26 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2036 Households: 15,575 2035 Households: 15,363 2034 Households: 15,157 2033 Households: 14,951 2032 Households: 14,751 2031 Households: 14,549 2030 Households: 14,345 2029 Households: 14,135 2028 Households: 13,923 2027 Households: 13,709 2026 Households: 13,489 2025 Households: 13,278 2024 Households: 13,067 2023 Households: 12,852 2022 Households: 12,645 2021 Households: 12,438 2020 Households: 12,240 2019 Households: 12,048 2018 Households: 11,857 2017 Households: 11,675 2016 Households: 11,494 2036 Total population: 34,816 2035 Total population: 34,366 2034 Total population: 33,941 2033 Total population: 33,507 2032 Total population: 33,089 2031 Total population: 32,668 2030 Total population: 32,266 2029 Total population: 31,844 2028 Total population: 31,417 2027 Total population: 30,979 2026 Total population: 30,489 2025 Total population: 30,075 2024 Total population: 29,661 2023 Total population: 29,245 2022 Total population: 28,845 2021 Total population: 28,434 2020 Total population: 28,053 2019 Total population: 27,689 2018 Total population: 27,316 2017 Total population: 26,939 2016 Total population: 26,545
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Alexandrina Council was estimated to be 26,545 people. It is expected to increase by over 6,100 people to 32,668 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.10%. This is based on an increase of over 3,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.28 to 2.22 by 2026.

The number of dwellings in Alexandrina Council is forecast to grow from 15,504 in 2016 to 19,483 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.28 to 2.22 by 2031.

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