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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 Knox

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Knox is forecast to grow from 59,770 in 2016 to 69,722 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.74 to 2.62 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Knox. 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 KnoxForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population160,657168,772174,987180,432185,674
Change in population (5yrs)--8,1156,2155,4455,242
Average annual change--0.99%0.73%0.61%0.57%
Households58,00762,06065,20467,94070,574
Average household size2.742.692.652.622.60
Population in non private dwellings1,7812,0062,1012,2112,211
Dwellings59,77063,85466,97469,72272,428
Dwelling occupancy rate97.0597.1997.3697.4497.44

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: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.61 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.62 2031 Average household size: 2.62 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.63 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.66 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.74 2015 Average household size: 2.75 2014 Average household size: 2.76 2013 Average household size: 2.77 2012 Average household size: 2.77 2011 Average household size: 2.78 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.61 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.62 2031 Average household size: 2.62 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.63 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.66 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.74 2015 Average household size: 2.75 2014 Average household size: 2.76 2013 Average household size: 2.77 2012 Average household size: 2.77 2036 Households: 70,574 2035 Households: 70,065 2034 Households: 69,541 2033 Households: 69,012 2032 Households: 68,478 2031 Households: 67,935 2030 Households: 67,390 2029 Households: 66,845 2028 Households: 66,302 2027 Households: 65,759 2026 Households: 65,202 2025 Households: 64,621 2024 Households: 64,031 2023 Households: 63,398 2022 Households: 62,743 2021 Households: 62,060 2020 Households: 61,360 2019 Households: 60,606 2018 Households: 59,788 2017 Households: 58,904 2016 Households: 58,009 2015 Households: 57,324 2014 Households: 56,673 2013 Households: 56,054 2012 Households: 55,536 2011 Households: 55,019 2036 Total population: 185,674 2035 Total population: 184,643 2034 Total population: 183,582 2033 Total population: 182,525 2032 Total population: 181,481 2031 Total population: 180,432 2030 Total population: 179,245 2029 Total population: 178,150 2028 Total population: 177,078 2027 Total population: 176,047 2026 Total population: 174,987 2025 Total population: 173,751 2024 Total population: 172,648 2023 Total population: 171,413 2022 Total population: 170,136 2021 Total population: 168,772 2020 Total population: 167,391 2019 Total population: 165,993 2018 Total population: 164,376 2017 Total population: 162,503 2016 Total population: 160,657 2015 Total population: 159,136 2014 Total population: 157,889 2013 Total population: 156,693 2012 Total population: 155,648 2011 Total population: 154,619
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 Knox was estimated to be 160,657 people. It is expected to increase by over 14,300 people to 174,987 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.86%. This is based on an increase of over 9,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.74 to 2.62 by 2031.

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