Greater Taree City CouncilPopulation forecast
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Greater Taree City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Greater Taree City is forecast to grow from 21,950 in 2011 to 28,144 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.35 to 2.29 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Greater Taree City. 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
Greater Taree CityForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population47,98449,53154,08259,59765,30470,708
Change in population (5yrs)--1,5474,5515,5165,7065,404
Average annual change--0.64%1.77%1.96%1.85%1.60%
Households20,08921,31823,38925,63327,88730,016
Average household size2.352.282.272.292.302.32
Population in non private dwellings7858458859451,0251,025
Dwellings21,95023,36725,67228,14430,59632,913
Dwelling occupancy rate91.5291.2391.1191.0891.1591.20

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2012.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.32 2035 Average household size: 2.32 2034 Average household size: 2.32 2033 Average household size: 2.31 2032 Average household size: 2.31 2031 Average household size: 2.31 2030 Average household size: 2.30 2029 Average household size: 2.30 2028 Average household size: 2.30 2027 Average household size: 2.29 2026 Average household size: 2.29 2025 Average household size: 2.28 2024 Average household size: 2.28 2023 Average household size: 2.28 2022 Average household size: 2.28 2021 Average household size: 2.27 2020 Average household size: 2.27 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2016 Average household size: 2.28 2015 Average household size: 2.29 2014 Average household size: 2.31 2013 Average household size: 2.32 2012 Average household size: 2.33 2011 Average household size: 2.35 2036 Average household size: 2.32 2035 Average household size: 2.32 2034 Average household size: 2.32 2033 Average household size: 2.31 2032 Average household size: 2.31 2031 Average household size: 2.31 2030 Average household size: 2.30 2029 Average household size: 2.30 2028 Average household size: 2.30 2027 Average household size: 2.29 2026 Average household size: 2.29 2025 Average household size: 2.28 2024 Average household size: 2.28 2023 Average household size: 2.28 2022 Average household size: 2.28 2021 Average household size: 2.27 2020 Average household size: 2.27 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2016 Average household size: 2.28 2015 Average household size: 2.29 2014 Average household size: 2.31 2013 Average household size: 2.32 2012 Average household size: 2.33 2036 Households: 30,013 2035 Households: 29,595 2034 Households: 29,177 2033 Households: 28,753 2032 Households: 28,322 2031 Households: 27,883 2030 Households: 27,433 2029 Households: 26,987 2028 Households: 26,540 2027 Households: 26,089 2026 Households: 25,635 2025 Households: 25,187 2024 Households: 24,739 2023 Households: 24,293 2022 Households: 23,839 2021 Households: 23,386 2020 Households: 22,935 2019 Households: 22,502 2018 Households: 22,077 2017 Households: 21,679 2016 Households: 21,314 2015 Households: 21,022 2014 Households: 20,745 2013 Households: 20,495 2012 Households: 20,273 2011 Households: 20,086 2036 Total population: 70,708 2035 Total population: 69,651 2034 Total population: 68,582 2033 Total population: 67,508 2032 Total population: 66,411 2031 Total population: 65,304 2030 Total population: 64,174 2029 Total population: 63,056 2028 Total population: 61,937 2027 Total population: 60,770 2026 Total population: 59,597 2025 Total population: 58,495 2024 Total population: 57,406 2023 Total population: 56,305 2022 Total population: 55,165 2021 Total population: 54,082 2020 Total population: 53,023 2019 Total population: 52,032 2018 Total population: 51,086 2017 Total population: 50,242 2016 Total population: 49,531 2015 Total population: 49,071 2014 Total population: 48,661 2013 Total population: 48,333 2012 Total population: 48,089 2011 Total population: 47,984
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2012.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Greater Taree City was estimated to be 47,984 people. It is expected to increase by over 11,600 people to 59,597 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.46%. This is based on an increase of over 5,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.35 to 2.29 by 2026.

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