City of FremantlePopulation forecast
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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 13,562 in 2011 to 17,970 in 2026, with the average household size rising from 2.22 to 2.24 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Fremantle. 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
City of FremantleForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population28,65131,28435,29838,37740,86642,839
Change in population (5yrs)--2,6334,0153,0792,4881,974
Average annual change--1.77%2.44%1.69%1.26%0.95%
Households12,53713,42415,18416,65517,87818,908
Average household size2.222.252.252.242.232.21
Population in non private dwellings8091,0401,0811,0811,0811,081
Dwellings13,56214,40016,33317,97019,32420,458
Dwelling occupancy rate92.4493.2292.9792.6892.5292.42

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2015.

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: 2.22 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.23 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.24 2026 Average household size: 2.24 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.25 2022 Average household size: 2.25 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.26 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2016 Average household size: 2.25 2015 Average household size: 2.25 2014 Average household size: 2.24 2013 Average household size: 2.24 2012 Average household size: 2.23 2011 Average household size: 2.22 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.22 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.23 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.24 2026 Average household size: 2.24 2025 Average household size: 2.24 2024 Average household size: 2.24 2023 Average household size: 2.25 2022 Average household size: 2.25 2021 Average household size: 2.25 2020 Average household size: 2.26 2019 Average household size: 2.26 2018 Average household size: 2.26 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2016 Average household size: 2.25 2015 Average household size: 2.25 2014 Average household size: 2.24 2013 Average household size: 2.24 2012 Average household size: 2.23 2036 Households: 18,907 2035 Households: 18,704 2034 Households: 18,501 2033 Households: 18,295 2032 Households: 18,089 2031 Households: 17,878 2030 Households: 17,665 2029 Households: 17,439 2028 Households: 17,186 2027 Households: 16,922 2026 Households: 16,656 2025 Households: 16,389 2024 Households: 16,117 2023 Households: 15,830 2022 Households: 15,514 2021 Households: 15,183 2020 Households: 14,862 2019 Households: 14,520 2018 Households: 14,178 2017 Households: 13,798 2016 Households: 13,428 2015 Households: 13,258 2014 Households: 13,057 2013 Households: 12,924 2012 Households: 12,793 2011 Households: 12,538 2036 Total population: 42,839 2035 Total population: 42,451 2034 Total population: 42,066 2033 Total population: 41,669 2032 Total population: 41,278 2031 Total population: 40,866 2030 Total population: 40,447 2029 Total population: 39,994 2028 Total population: 39,471 2027 Total population: 38,927 2026 Total population: 38,377 2025 Total population: 37,824 2024 Total population: 37,260 2023 Total population: 36,671 2022 Total population: 36,005 2021 Total population: 35,298 2020 Total population: 34,610 2019 Total population: 33,841 2018 Total population: 33,058 2017 Total population: 32,188 2016 Total population: 31,284 2015 Total population: 30,793 2014 Total population: 30,154 2013 Total population: 29,697 2012 Total population: 29,345 2011 Total population: 28,651
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Fremantle was estimated to be 28,651 people. It is expected to increase by over 9,700 people to 38,377 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.97%. This is based on an increase of over 4,100 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.22 to 2.24 by 2026.

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