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Bankstown City

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 CityForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population190,851206,355221,135229,220235,938243,050
Change in population (5yrs)--15,50414,7808,0856,7187,111
Average annual change--1.57%1.39%0.72%0.58%0.60%
Households62,21066,98171,89775,50978,46881,579
Average household size3.033.043.032.992.962.93
Population in non private dwellings2,3882,9733,4473,6674,0374,102
Dwellings63,54668,15973,37077,19880,32883,531
Dwelling occupancy rate97.9098.2797.9997.8197.6897.66

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2016.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.93 2035 Average household size: 2.93 2034 Average household size: 2.94 2033 Average household size: 2.94 2032 Average household size: 2.95 2031 Average household size: 2.96 2030 Average household size: 2.96 2029 Average household size: 2.97 2028 Average household size: 2.97 2027 Average household size: 2.98 2026 Average household size: 2.99 2025 Average household size: 3.00 2024 Average household size: 3.00 2023 Average household size: 3.01 2022 Average household size: 3.02 2021 Average household size: 3.03 2020 Average household size: 3.03 2019 Average household size: 3.03 2018 Average household size: 3.03 2017 Average household size: 3.03 2016 Average household size: 3.04 2015 Average household size: 3.03 2014 Average household size: 3.03 2013 Average household size: 3.03 2012 Average household size: 3.03 2011 Average household size: 3.03 2036 Average household size: 2.93 2035 Average household size: 2.93 2034 Average household size: 2.94 2033 Average household size: 2.94 2032 Average household size: 2.95 2031 Average household size: 2.96 2030 Average household size: 2.96 2029 Average household size: 2.97 2028 Average household size: 2.97 2027 Average household size: 2.98 2026 Average household size: 2.99 2025 Average household size: 3.00 2024 Average household size: 3.00 2023 Average household size: 3.01 2022 Average household size: 3.02 2021 Average household size: 3.03 2020 Average household size: 3.03 2019 Average household size: 3.03 2018 Average household size: 3.03 2017 Average household size: 3.03 2016 Average household size: 3.04 2015 Average household size: 3.03 2014 Average household size: 3.03 2013 Average household size: 3.03 2012 Average household size: 3.03 2036 Households: 81,579 2035 Households: 80,948 2034 Households: 80,319 2033 Households: 79,697 2032 Households: 79,077 2031 Households: 78,465 2030 Households: 77,866 2029 Households: 77,271 2028 Households: 76,696 2027 Households: 76,097 2026 Households: 75,509 2025 Households: 74,901 2024 Households: 74,266 2023 Households: 73,550 2022 Households: 72,761 2021 Households: 71,895 2020 Households: 71,025 2019 Households: 70,083 2018 Households: 69,099 2017 Households: 68,104 2016 Households: 66,983 2015 Households: 65,833 2014 Households: 64,781 2013 Households: 63,867 2012 Households: 63,030 2011 Households: 62,213 2036 Total population: 243,050 2035 Total population: 241,549 2034 Total population: 240,102 2033 Total population: 238,711 2032 Total population: 237,346 2031 Total population: 235,938 2030 Total population: 234,625 2029 Total population: 233,352 2028 Total population: 232,130 2027 Total population: 230,838 2026 Total population: 229,220 2025 Total population: 228,022 2024 Total population: 226,764 2023 Total population: 225,256 2022 Total population: 223,447 2021 Total population: 221,135 2020 Total population: 218,653 2019 Total population: 215,988 2018 Total population: 213,105 2017 Total population: 209,876 2016 Total population: 206,355 2015 Total population: 202,741 2014 Total population: 199,416 2013 Total population: 196,524 2012 Total population: 193,615 2011 Total population: 190,851
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

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.

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