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Georges River Council area

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Georges River Council area is forecast to grow from 51,757 in 2011 to 63,051 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.78 to 2.72 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Georges River Council area. 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
Georges River Council areaForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population141,772150,115159,417166,883174,039181,146
Change in population (5yrs)--8,3439,3027,4667,1577,107
Average annual change--1.15%1.21%0.92%0.84%0.80%
Households50,57354,00257,60360,62563,54766,478
Average household size2.782.752.742.722.712.69
Population in non private dwellings1,4121,4121,7991,9292,0242,071
Dwellings51,75755,35459,78363,05166,10869,168
Dwelling occupancy rate97.7197.5696.3596.1596.1396.11

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.69 2035 Average household size: 2.70 2034 Average household size: 2.70 2033 Average household size: 2.70 2032 Average household size: 2.70 2031 Average household size: 2.71 2030 Average household size: 2.71 2029 Average household size: 2.71 2028 Average household size: 2.71 2027 Average household size: 2.72 2026 Average household size: 2.72 2025 Average household size: 2.72 2024 Average household size: 2.73 2023 Average household size: 2.73 2022 Average household size: 2.73 2021 Average household size: 2.74 2020 Average household size: 2.74 2019 Average household size: 2.74 2018 Average household size: 2.75 2017 Average household size: 2.75 2016 Average household size: 2.75 2015 Average household size: 2.76 2014 Average household size: 2.76 2013 Average household size: 2.76 2012 Average household size: 2.77 2011 Average household size: 2.78 2036 Average household size: 2.69 2035 Average household size: 2.70 2034 Average household size: 2.70 2033 Average household size: 2.70 2032 Average household size: 2.70 2031 Average household size: 2.71 2030 Average household size: 2.71 2029 Average household size: 2.71 2028 Average household size: 2.71 2027 Average household size: 2.72 2026 Average household size: 2.72 2025 Average household size: 2.72 2024 Average household size: 2.73 2023 Average household size: 2.73 2022 Average household size: 2.73 2021 Average household size: 2.74 2020 Average household size: 2.74 2019 Average household size: 2.74 2018 Average household size: 2.75 2017 Average household size: 2.75 2016 Average household size: 2.75 2015 Average household size: 2.76 2014 Average household size: 2.76 2013 Average household size: 2.76 2012 Average household size: 2.77 2036 Households: 66,469 2035 Households: 65,884 2034 Households: 65,299 2033 Households: 64,715 2032 Households: 64,130 2031 Households: 63,546 2030 Households: 62,961 2029 Households: 62,376 2028 Households: 61,792 2027 Households: 61,207 2026 Households: 60,625 2025 Households: 60,043 2024 Households: 59,461 2023 Households: 58,847 2022 Households: 58,230 2021 Households: 57,600 2020 Households: 56,901 2019 Households: 56,110 2018 Households: 55,332 2017 Households: 54,586 2016 Households: 54,000 2015 Households: 53,065 2014 Households: 52,083 2013 Households: 51,470 2012 Households: 51,029 2011 Households: 50,569 2036 Total population: 181,146 2035 Total population: 179,724 2034 Total population: 178,250 2033 Total population: 176,825 2032 Total population: 175,435 2031 Total population: 174,039 2030 Total population: 172,620 2029 Total population: 171,103 2028 Total population: 169,692 2027 Total population: 168,283 2026 Total population: 166,883 2025 Total population: 165,492 2024 Total population: 163,971 2023 Total population: 162,501 2022 Total population: 160,988 2021 Total population: 159,417 2020 Total population: 157,694 2019 Total population: 155,555 2018 Total population: 153,535 2017 Total population: 151,569 2016 Total population: 150,115 2015 Total population: 147,811 2014 Total population: 145,204 2013 Total population: 143,613 2012 Total population: 142,517 2011 Total population: 141,772
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the Georges River Council area was estimated to be 141,772 people. It is expected to increase by over 25,100 people to 166,883 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.09%. This is based on an increase of over 10,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.78 to 2.72 by 2026.

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