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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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City of Kingston

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Kingston is forecast to grow from 64,463 in 2016 to 75,570 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.53 to 2.47 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Kingston. 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
City of KingstonForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population159,023168,134175,715182,034186,967
Change in population (5yrs)--9,1117,5816,3194,933
Average annual change--1.12%0.89%0.71%0.54%
Households62,19566,27269,80372,90275,384
Average household size2.532.512.492.472.45
Population in non private dwellings1,8672,0452,1682,2912,423
Dwellings64,46368,66172,34275,57078,155
Dwelling occupancy rate96.4896.5296.4996.4796.45

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.45 2035 Average household size: 2.45 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.46 2032 Average household size: 2.46 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.48 2026 Average household size: 2.49 2025 Average household size: 2.49 2024 Average household size: 2.49 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2016 Average household size: 2.53 2036 Average household size: 2.45 2035 Average household size: 2.45 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.46 2032 Average household size: 2.46 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.48 2026 Average household size: 2.49 2025 Average household size: 2.49 2024 Average household size: 2.49 2023 Average household size: 2.50 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Households: 75,381 2035 Households: 74,892 2034 Households: 74,396 2033 Households: 73,903 2032 Households: 73,406 2031 Households: 72,900 2030 Households: 72,320 2029 Households: 71,720 2028 Households: 71,119 2027 Households: 70,486 2026 Households: 69,805 2025 Households: 69,127 2024 Households: 68,422 2023 Households: 67,753 2022 Households: 67,065 2021 Households: 66,274 2020 Households: 65,381 2019 Households: 64,535 2018 Households: 63,741 2017 Households: 62,855 2016 Households: 62,193 2036 Total population: 186,967 2035 Total population: 186,005 2034 Total population: 184,889 2033 Total population: 183,920 2032 Total population: 182,956 2031 Total population: 182,034 2030 Total population: 180,874 2029 Total population: 179,543 2028 Total population: 178,356 2027 Total population: 177,108 2026 Total population: 175,715 2025 Total population: 174,300 2024 Total population: 172,669 2023 Total population: 171,268 2022 Total population: 169,860 2021 Total population: 168,134 2020 Total population: 165,947 2019 Total population: 164,129 2018 Total population: 162,356 2017 Total population: 160,374 2016 Total population: 159,023
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Kingston was estimated to be 159,023 people. It is expected to increase by over 23,000 people to 182,034 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.36%. This is based on an increase of over 10,700 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.53 to 2.47 by 2031.

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