Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Bankstown City is forecast to grow from 63,546 in 2011 to 77,198 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 3.03 to 2.99 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bankstown City. 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|
|Bankstown City||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||15,504||14,780||8,085||6,718||7,111|
|Average annual change||--||1.57%||1.39%||0.72%||0.58%||0.60%|
|Average household size||3.03||3.04||3.03||2.99||2.96||2.93|
|Population in non private dwellings||2,388||2,973||3,447||3,667||4,037||4,102|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||97.90||98.27||97.99||97.81||97.68||97.66|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, April 2016.
In 2011, the total population of Bankstown City was estimated to be 190,851 people. It is expected to increase by over 38,300 people to 229,220 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.23%. This is based on an increase of over 13,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.03 to 2.99 by 2026.