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City of Kingston

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Kingston is forecast to grow from 60,295 in 2011 to 71,463 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.53 to 2.47 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Kingston. 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
City of KingstonForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population148,304156,023165,337173,315180,016185,214
Change in population (5yrs)--7,7199,3147,9786,7015,199
Average annual change--1.02%1.17%0.95%0.76%0.57%
Households57,87561,55065,68969,27172,40374,908
Average household size2.532.502.492.472.452.44
Population in non private dwellings1,7771,8982,0772,2002,3232,455
Dwellings60,29563,58467,78271,46374,69177,276
Dwelling occupancy rate95.9996.8096.9196.9396.9496.94

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.44 2035 Average household size: 2.44 2034 Average household size: 2.44 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.45 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.46 2029 Average household size: 2.46 2028 Average household size: 2.46 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.47 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.51 2014 Average household size: 2.52 2013 Average household size: 2.52 2012 Average household size: 2.52 2011 Average household size: 2.53 2036 Average household size: 2.44 2035 Average household size: 2.44 2034 Average household size: 2.44 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.45 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.46 2029 Average household size: 2.46 2028 Average household size: 2.46 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.47 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.49 2019 Average household size: 2.49 2018 Average household size: 2.49 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.51 2014 Average household size: 2.52 2013 Average household size: 2.52 2012 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Households: 74,910 2035 Households: 74,415 2034 Households: 73,915 2033 Households: 73,417 2032 Households: 72,915 2031 Households: 72,403 2030 Households: 71,818 2029 Households: 71,211 2028 Households: 70,603 2027 Households: 69,963 2026 Households: 69,272 2025 Households: 68,585 2024 Households: 67,870 2023 Households: 67,191 2022 Households: 66,493 2021 Households: 65,690 2020 Households: 64,783 2019 Households: 63,925 2018 Households: 63,120 2017 Households: 62,225 2016 Households: 61,553 2015 Households: 60,682 2014 Households: 60,102 2013 Households: 59,375 2012 Households: 58,457 2011 Households: 57,876 2036 Total population: 185,214 2035 Total population: 184,195 2034 Total population: 183,036 2033 Total population: 182,026 2032 Total population: 181,012 2031 Total population: 180,016 2030 Total population: 178,797 2029 Total population: 177,415 2028 Total population: 176,163 2027 Total population: 174,810 2026 Total population: 173,315 2025 Total population: 171,838 2024 Total population: 170,130 2023 Total population: 168,658 2022 Total population: 167,147 2021 Total population: 165,337 2020 Total population: 163,061 2019 Total population: 161,159 2018 Total population: 159,366 2017 Total population: 157,375 2016 Total population: 156,023 2015 Total population: 154,136 2014 Total population: 152,941 2013 Total population: 151,394 2012 Total population: 149,129 2011 Total population: 148,304
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Kingston was estimated to be 148,304 people. It is expected to increase by over 25,000 people to 173,315 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.04%. This is based on an increase of over 11,300 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.53 to 2.47 by 2026.

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