Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Glenelg Shire is forecast to grow from 9,596 in 2011 to 10,445 in 2021, with the average household size falling from 2.34 to 2.20 by 2021.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Glenelg Shire. The period 2011 to 2021, 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|
|Glenelg Shire||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||-55||143||307||372||457|
|Average annual change||--||-0.06%||0.14%||0.31%||0.37%||0.44%|
|Average household size||2.34||2.27||2.23||2.20||2.18||2.18|
|Population in non private dwellings||315||354||354||394||434||474|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||86.97||86.71||86.45||86.14||85.88||85.62|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, November 2015.
In 2011, the total population of Glenelg Shire was estimated to be 19,822 people. It is expected to increase by over 390 people to 20,218 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 0.20%. This is based on an increase of over 650 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.34 to 2.20 by 2021.