Georges River CouncilPopulation 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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Georges River Council area

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Georges River Council area is forecast to grow from 54,491 in 2016 to 65,245 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.88 to 2.80 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Georges River Council area. 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
Georges River Council areaForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population153,450162,794170,524177,933185,346
Change in population (5yrs)--9,3447,7307,4097,412
Average annual change--1.19%0.93%0.85%0.82%
Households52,80256,66559,78662,72565,673
Average household size2.882.842.822.802.79
Population in non private dwellings1,4661,8531,9832,0782,125
Dwellings54,49158,92062,18865,24568,305
Dwelling occupancy rate96.9096.1796.1496.1496.15

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.79 2035 Average household size: 2.79 2034 Average household size: 2.79 2033 Average household size: 2.80 2032 Average household size: 2.80 2031 Average household size: 2.80 2030 Average household size: 2.81 2029 Average household size: 2.81 2028 Average household size: 2.81 2027 Average household size: 2.82 2026 Average household size: 2.82 2025 Average household size: 2.82 2024 Average household size: 2.83 2023 Average household size: 2.83 2022 Average household size: 2.84 2021 Average household size: 2.84 2020 Average household size: 2.85 2019 Average household size: 2.85 2018 Average household size: 2.86 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2016 Average household size: 2.88 2036 Average household size: 2.79 2035 Average household size: 2.79 2034 Average household size: 2.79 2033 Average household size: 2.80 2032 Average household size: 2.80 2031 Average household size: 2.80 2030 Average household size: 2.81 2029 Average household size: 2.81 2028 Average household size: 2.81 2027 Average household size: 2.82 2026 Average household size: 2.82 2025 Average household size: 2.82 2024 Average household size: 2.83 2023 Average household size: 2.83 2022 Average household size: 2.84 2021 Average household size: 2.84 2020 Average household size: 2.85 2019 Average household size: 2.85 2018 Average household size: 2.86 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2036 Households: 65,673 2035 Households: 65,083 2034 Households: 64,493 2033 Households: 63,902 2032 Households: 63,312 2031 Households: 62,722 2030 Households: 62,132 2029 Households: 61,541 2028 Households: 60,951 2027 Households: 60,361 2026 Households: 59,782 2025 Households: 59,201 2024 Households: 58,620 2023 Households: 58,005 2022 Households: 57,340 2021 Households: 56,666 2020 Households: 55,920 2019 Households: 55,087 2018 Households: 54,264 2017 Households: 53,456 2016 Households: 52,810 2036 Total population: 185,346 2035 Total population: 183,852 2034 Total population: 182,303 2033 Total population: 180,819 2032 Total population: 179,355 2031 Total population: 177,933 2030 Total population: 176,466 2029 Total population: 174,871 2028 Total population: 173,399 2027 Total population: 171,924 2026 Total population: 170,524 2025 Total population: 169,113 2024 Total population: 167,582 2023 Total population: 166,061 2022 Total population: 164,471 2021 Total population: 162,794 2020 Total population: 160,965 2019 Total population: 158,805 2018 Total population: 156,622 2017 Total population: 154,669 2016 Total population: 153,450
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the Georges River Council area was estimated to be 153,450 people. It is expected to increase by over 24,400 people to 177,933 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.49%. This is based on an increase of over 9,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.88 to 2.80 by 2026.

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