Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Alstonville is forecast to grow from 2,550 in 2011 to 2,647 in 2021, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.29 to 2.29 by 2021.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Ballina Shire. The period 2011 to 2021, 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|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||35||99||98||79||48|
|Average annual change||--||0.12%||0.34%||0.33%||0.26%||0.16%|
|Average household size||2.29||2.28||2.28||2.29||2.29||2.28|
|Population in non private dwellings||164||164||164||194||224||224|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.51||96.51||96.53||96.49||96.52||96.55|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, February 2016.
In 2011, the total population of Alstonville was estimated to be 5,810 people. It is expected to increase by over 230 people to 6,041 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 0.39%. This is based on an increase of over 90 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.29 to 2.29 by 2021.