City of Casey
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in the City of Casey is forecast to grow from 103,337 in 2016 to 148,295 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 3.07 to 3.03 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Casey. 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|
|City of Casey||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||44,128||41,140||39,543||38,145||38,322|
|Average annual change||--||2.67%||2.20%||1.91%||1.68%||1.56%|
|Average household size||3.07||3.06||3.04||3.03||3.00||2.98|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,922||2,324||2,764||3,264||3,576||3,576|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||98.37||97.44||97.26||96.94||96.65||96.49|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, September 2017.
In 2016, the total population of the City of Casey was estimated to be 313,521 people. It is expected to increase by over 124,000 people to 438,333 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.41%. This is based on an increase of over 42,100 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.07 to 3.03 by 2026.