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Kempsey Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Kempsey Shire is forecast to grow from 13,556 in 2011 to 14,965 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.43 to 2.30 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Kempsey Shire. 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
Kempsey ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population29,12829,26129,71230,77932,03833,457
Change in population (5yrs)--1344501,0671,2591,419
Average annual change--0.09%0.31%0.71%0.81%0.87%
Households11,58611,94012,33212,86613,47314,120
Average household size2.432.362.322.302.282.28
Population in non private dwellings1,0151,1301,1301,2051,2551,305
Dwellings13,55613,90214,34714,96515,67716,438
Dwelling occupancy rate85.4785.8985.9685.9785.9485.90

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2016.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.28 2033 Average household size: 2.28 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.28 2030 Average household size: 2.29 2029 Average household size: 2.29 2028 Average household size: 2.29 2027 Average household size: 2.30 2026 Average household size: 2.30 2025 Average household size: 2.30 2024 Average household size: 2.31 2023 Average household size: 2.31 2022 Average household size: 2.31 2021 Average household size: 2.32 2020 Average household size: 2.33 2019 Average household size: 2.33 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.35 2016 Average household size: 2.36 2015 Average household size: 2.36 2014 Average household size: 2.37 2013 Average household size: 2.38 2012 Average household size: 2.38 2011 Average household size: 2.43 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.28 2033 Average household size: 2.28 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.28 2030 Average household size: 2.29 2029 Average household size: 2.29 2028 Average household size: 2.29 2027 Average household size: 2.30 2026 Average household size: 2.30 2025 Average household size: 2.30 2024 Average household size: 2.31 2023 Average household size: 2.31 2022 Average household size: 2.31 2021 Average household size: 2.32 2020 Average household size: 2.33 2019 Average household size: 2.33 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.35 2016 Average household size: 2.36 2015 Average household size: 2.36 2014 Average household size: 2.37 2013 Average household size: 2.38 2012 Average household size: 2.38 2036 Households: 14,120 2035 Households: 13,986 2034 Households: 13,857 2033 Households: 13,725 2032 Households: 13,595 2031 Households: 13,472 2030 Households: 13,350 2029 Households: 13,230 2028 Households: 13,107 2027 Households: 12,985 2026 Households: 12,864 2025 Households: 12,745 2024 Households: 12,632 2023 Households: 12,524 2022 Households: 12,421 2021 Households: 12,331 2020 Households: 12,249 2019 Households: 12,172 2018 Households: 12,102 2017 Households: 12,024 2016 Households: 11,940 2015 Households: 11,917 2014 Households: 11,888 2013 Households: 11,854 2012 Households: 11,831 2011 Households: 11,586 2036 Total population: 33,457 2035 Total population: 33,178 2034 Total population: 32,889 2033 Total population: 32,617 2032 Total population: 32,345 2031 Total population: 32,038 2030 Total population: 31,791 2029 Total population: 31,558 2028 Total population: 31,249 2027 Total population: 31,011 2026 Total population: 30,779 2025 Total population: 30,557 2024 Total population: 30,345 2023 Total population: 30,150 2022 Total population: 29,871 2021 Total population: 29,712 2020 Total population: 29,614 2019 Total population: 29,539 2018 Total population: 29,469 2017 Total population: 29,374 2016 Total population: 29,261 2015 Total population: 29,267 2014 Total population: 29,316 2013 Total population: 29,295 2012 Total population: 29,228 2011 Total population: 29,128
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Kempsey Shire was estimated to be 29,128 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,600 people to 30,779 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.37%. This is based on an increase of over 1,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.43 to 2.30 by 2026.

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