City of CockburnPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Cockburn

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Cockburn is forecast to grow from 43,333 in 2016 to 62,098 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.66 to 2.67 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Cockburn. 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 CockburnForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population108,770129,308144,310157,019167,751
Change in population (5yrs)--20,53815,00212,71010,731
Average annual change--3.52%2.22%1.70%1.33%
Households40,53147,54853,20058,25762,841
Average household size2.662.692.692.672.64
Population in non private dwellings9591,2081,4581,6561,656
Dwellings43,33350,94956,93562,09866,735
Dwelling occupancy rate93.5393.3293.4493.8194.16

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.64 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.67 2030 Average household size: 2.67 2029 Average household size: 2.68 2028 Average household size: 2.68 2027 Average household size: 2.68 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.69 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.69 2022 Average household size: 2.70 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.69 2019 Average household size: 2.69 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2016 Average household size: 2.66 2036 Average household size: 2.64 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.67 2030 Average household size: 2.67 2029 Average household size: 2.68 2028 Average household size: 2.68 2027 Average household size: 2.68 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.69 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.69 2022 Average household size: 2.70 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.69 2019 Average household size: 2.69 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2036 Households: 62,841 2035 Households: 61,948 2034 Households: 61,028 2033 Households: 60,102 2032 Households: 59,175 2031 Households: 58,255 2030 Households: 57,312 2029 Households: 56,334 2028 Households: 55,329 2027 Households: 54,280 2026 Households: 53,204 2025 Households: 52,111 2024 Households: 51,027 2023 Households: 49,914 2022 Households: 48,748 2021 Households: 47,547 2020 Households: 46,274 2019 Households: 44,973 2018 Households: 43,588 2017 Households: 42,133 2016 Households: 40,533 2036 Total population: 167,751 2035 Total population: 165,681 2034 Total population: 163,533 2033 Total population: 161,375 2032 Total population: 159,217 2031 Total population: 157,019 2030 Total population: 154,557 2029 Total population: 152,175 2028 Total population: 149,696 2027 Total population: 147,067 2026 Total population: 144,310 2025 Total population: 141,314 2024 Total population: 138,550 2023 Total population: 135,666 2022 Total population: 132,595 2021 Total population: 129,308 2020 Total population: 125,656 2019 Total population: 122,117 2018 Total population: 118,100 2017 Total population: 113,758 2016 Total population: 108,770
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Cockburn was estimated to be 108,770 people. It is expected to increase by over 35,500 people to 144,310 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.87%. This is based on an increase of over 17,700 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.66 to 2.67 by 2031.

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