City of FremantlePopulation 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 Fremantle

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Fremantle is forecast to grow from 14,689 in 2016 to 19,613 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.22 to 2.22 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Fremantle. 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 FremantleForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population30,57234,84437,98640,48142,440
Change in population (5yrs)--4,2723,1422,4951,960
Average annual change--2.65%1.74%1.28%0.95%
Households13,42715,16216,62317,83518,858
Average household size2.222.242.242.222.21
Population in non private dwellings791832832832832
Dwellings14,68916,62218,25919,61320,747
Dwelling occupancy rate91.4191.2291.0490.9390.90

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: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.24 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.24 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.24 2019 Average household size: 2.24 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.23 2016 Average household size: 2.22 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.24 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.24 2022 Average household size: 2.24 2021 Average household size: 2.24 2020 Average household size: 2.24 2019 Average household size: 2.24 2018 Average household size: 2.23 2017 Average household size: 2.23 2036 Households: 18,854 2035 Households: 18,653 2034 Households: 18,451 2033 Households: 18,247 2032 Households: 18,042 2031 Households: 17,833 2030 Households: 17,621 2029 Households: 17,397 2028 Households: 17,147 2027 Households: 16,887 2026 Households: 16,621 2025 Households: 16,356 2024 Households: 16,088 2023 Households: 15,804 2022 Households: 15,492 2021 Households: 15,161 2020 Households: 14,843 2019 Households: 14,505 2018 Households: 14,168 2017 Households: 13,793 2016 Households: 13,428 2036 Total population: 42,440 2035 Total population: 42,049 2034 Total population: 41,664 2033 Total population: 41,286 2032 Total population: 40,898 2031 Total population: 40,481 2030 Total population: 40,060 2029 Total population: 39,610 2028 Total population: 39,092 2027 Total population: 38,545 2026 Total population: 37,986 2025 Total population: 37,426 2024 Total population: 36,847 2023 Total population: 36,236 2022 Total population: 35,559 2021 Total population: 34,844 2020 Total population: 34,129 2019 Total population: 33,327 2018 Total population: 32,482 2017 Total population: 31,568 2016 Total population: 30,572
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 Fremantle was estimated to be 30,572 people. It is expected to increase by over 9,900 people to 40,481 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.85%. This is based on an increase of over 4,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.22 to 2.22 by 2031.

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