City of JoondalupPopulation 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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Joondalup City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Joondalup City is forecast to grow from 61,040 in 2016 to 67,131 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.75 to 2.66 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Joondalup City. 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
Joondalup CityForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population160,995164,759168,331172,703177,438
Change in population (5yrs)--3,7643,5714,3724,735
Average annual change--0.46%0.43%0.51%0.54%
Households58,23060,29362,33464,41366,496
Average household size2.752.712.682.662.65
Population in non private dwellings1,1351,1351,1351,1351,135
Dwellings61,04063,06465,08967,13169,172
Dwelling occupancy rate95.4095.6195.7795.9596.13

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: 2.65 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.65 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.66 2030 Average household size: 2.67 2029 Average household size: 2.67 2028 Average household size: 2.67 2027 Average household size: 2.68 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.69 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.70 2022 Average household size: 2.71 2021 Average household size: 2.71 2020 Average household size: 2.72 2019 Average household size: 2.73 2018 Average household size: 2.74 2017 Average household size: 2.74 2016 Average household size: 2.75 2036 Average household size: 2.65 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.65 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.66 2030 Average household size: 2.67 2029 Average household size: 2.67 2028 Average household size: 2.67 2027 Average household size: 2.68 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.69 2024 Average household size: 2.69 2023 Average household size: 2.70 2022 Average household size: 2.71 2021 Average household size: 2.71 2020 Average household size: 2.72 2019 Average household size: 2.73 2018 Average household size: 2.74 2017 Average household size: 2.74 2036 Households: 66,498 2035 Households: 66,080 2034 Households: 65,663 2033 Households: 65,246 2032 Households: 64,830 2031 Households: 64,413 2030 Households: 63,997 2029 Households: 63,582 2028 Households: 63,167 2027 Households: 62,754 2026 Households: 62,340 2025 Households: 61,927 2024 Households: 61,516 2023 Households: 61,105 2022 Households: 60,698 2021 Households: 60,293 2020 Households: 59,887 2019 Households: 59,476 2018 Households: 59,063 2017 Households: 58,646 2016 Households: 58,225 2036 Total population: 177,438 2035 Total population: 176,331 2034 Total population: 175,259 2033 Total population: 174,232 2032 Total population: 173,370 2031 Total population: 172,703 2030 Total population: 171,771 2029 Total population: 170,877 2028 Total population: 169,992 2027 Total population: 169,131 2026 Total population: 168,331 2025 Total population: 167,512 2024 Total population: 166,762 2023 Total population: 166,072 2022 Total population: 165,377 2021 Total population: 164,759 2020 Total population: 164,105 2019 Total population: 163,444 2018 Total population: 162,742 2017 Total population: 161,835 2016 Total population: 160,995
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the Joondalup City was estimated to be 160,995 people. It is expected to increase by over 11,700 people to 172,703 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 6,100 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.75 to 2.66 by 2031.

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