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Alstonville

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Alstonville is forecast to grow from 2,622 in 2016 to 2,716 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.25 to 2.28 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Ballina Shire. 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
AlstonvilleForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population5,8255,9396,0606,1606,217
Change in population (5yrs)--11412110057
Average annual change--0.39%0.41%0.33%0.19%
Households2,5202,5612,5862,6092,635
Average household size2.252.252.272.282.27
Population in non private dwellings164164194224224
Dwellings2,6222,6662,6912,7162,741
Dwelling occupancy rate96.1196.0696.1096.0696.13

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.27 2033 Average household size: 2.27 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.27 2030 Average household size: 2.27 2029 Average household size: 2.27 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.27 2026 Average household size: 2.27 2025 Average household size: 2.27 2024 Average household size: 2.26 2023 Average household size: 2.26 2022 Average household size: 2.26 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.25 2018 Average household size: 2.25 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2016 Average household size: 2.25 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.27 2033 Average household size: 2.27 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.27 2030 Average household size: 2.27 2029 Average household size: 2.27 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.27 2026 Average household size: 2.27 2025 Average household size: 2.27 2024 Average household size: 2.26 2023 Average household size: 2.26 2022 Average household size: 2.26 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.25 2019 Average household size: 2.25 2018 Average household size: 2.25 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2036 Households: 2,634 2035 Households: 2,629 2034 Households: 2,624 2033 Households: 2,619 2032 Households: 2,615 2031 Households: 2,610 2030 Households: 2,605 2029 Households: 2,600 2028 Households: 2,595 2027 Households: 2,591 2026 Households: 2,586 2025 Households: 2,581 2024 Households: 2,576 2023 Households: 2,571 2022 Households: 2,567 2021 Households: 2,562 2020 Households: 2,557 2019 Households: 2,552 2018 Households: 2,541 2017 Households: 2,530 2016 Households: 2,519 2036 Total population: 6,217 2035 Total population: 6,206 2034 Total population: 6,191 2033 Total population: 6,182 2032 Total population: 6,175 2031 Total population: 6,160 2030 Total population: 6,148 2029 Total population: 6,104 2028 Total population: 6,087 2027 Total population: 6,071 2026 Total population: 6,060 2025 Total population: 6,042 2024 Total population: 6,023 2023 Total population: 5,971 2022 Total population: 5,955 2021 Total population: 5,939 2020 Total population: 5,922 2019 Total population: 5,904 2018 Total population: 5,873 2017 Total population: 5,848 2016 Total population: 5,825
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Alstonville was estimated to be 5,825 people. It is expected to increase by over 330 people to 6,160 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.56%. This is based on an increase of over 80 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.25 to 2.28 by 2031.

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