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Bayside Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Bayside Council is forecast to grow from 55,102 in 2011 to 80,013 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.69 to 2.63 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Bayside Council. 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
Bayside CouncilForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population144,985164,241189,572203,600209,330213,291
Change in population (5yrs)--19,25625,33114,0285,7303,961
Average annual change--2.53%2.91%1.44%0.56%0.38%
Households53,24760,54870,51876,44479,35581,476
Average household size2.692.682.652.632.602.59
Population in non private dwellings1,9322,1202,4962,5862,6262,626
Dwellings55,10262,82173,57880,01383,10685,356
Dwelling occupancy rate96.6396.3895.8495.5495.4995.45

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.59 2035 Average household size: 2.59 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.60 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.62 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.63 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.65 2021 Average household size: 2.65 2020 Average household size: 2.66 2019 Average household size: 2.66 2018 Average household size: 2.66 2017 Average household size: 2.67 2016 Average household size: 2.68 2015 Average household size: 2.69 2014 Average household size: 2.69 2013 Average household size: 2.69 2012 Average household size: 2.69 2011 Average household size: 2.69 2036 Average household size: 2.59 2035 Average household size: 2.59 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.60 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.62 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.63 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.65 2021 Average household size: 2.65 2020 Average household size: 2.66 2019 Average household size: 2.66 2018 Average household size: 2.66 2017 Average household size: 2.67 2016 Average household size: 2.68 2015 Average household size: 2.69 2014 Average household size: 2.69 2013 Average household size: 2.69 2012 Average household size: 2.69 2036 Households: 81,476 2035 Households: 81,100 2034 Households: 80,666 2033 Households: 80,231 2032 Households: 79,796 2031 Households: 79,353 2030 Households: 78,881 2029 Households: 78,379 2028 Households: 77,805 2027 Households: 77,201 2026 Households: 76,439 2025 Households: 75,551 2024 Households: 74,582 2023 Households: 73,463 2022 Households: 72,105 2021 Households: 70,515 2020 Households: 68,700 2019 Households: 66,720 2018 Households: 64,702 2017 Households: 62,703 2016 Households: 60,549 2015 Households: 57,716 2014 Households: 55,872 2013 Households: 54,630 2012 Households: 53,934 2011 Households: 53,248 2036 Total population: 213,291 2035 Total population: 212,625 2034 Total population: 211,806 2033 Total population: 210,984 2032 Total population: 210,170 2031 Total population: 209,330 2030 Total population: 208,449 2029 Total population: 207,506 2028 Total population: 206,389 2027 Total population: 205,231 2026 Total population: 203,600 2025 Total population: 201,616 2024 Total population: 199,460 2023 Total population: 196,927 2022 Total population: 193,671 2021 Total population: 189,572 2020 Total population: 184,904 2019 Total population: 179,815 2018 Total population: 174,766 2017 Total population: 169,682 2016 Total population: 164,241 2015 Total population: 157,315 2014 Total population: 152,070 2013 Total population: 148,711 2012 Total population: 146,829 2011 Total population: 144,985
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the Bayside Council was estimated to be 144,985 people. It is expected to increase by over 58,600 people to 203,600 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.29%. This is based on an increase of over 23,100 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.69 to 2.63 by 2026.

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