Shire of MundaringPopulation forecast
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Shire of Mundaring

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Shire of Mundaring is forecast to grow from 14,001 in 2011 to 17,702 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.68 to 2.64 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Shire of Mundaring. 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
Shire of MundaringForecast year
Summary20112016202120262031
Population38,45640,73344,23047,75251,122
Change in population (5yrs)--2,2773,4983,5213,371
Average annual change--1.16%1.66%1.54%1.37%
Households13,82614,84616,09317,34218,555
Average household size2.682.632.642.642.64
Population in non private dwellings1,4371,6211,8071,9532,064
Dwellings14,00115,08316,40317,70218,959
Dwelling occupancy rate98.7598.4398.1197.9797.87

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2009.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.64 2026 Average household size: 2.64 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.64 2022 Average household size: 2.64 2021 Average household size: 2.64 2020 Average household size: 2.64 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.63 2016 Average household size: 2.63 2015 Average household size: 2.64 2014 Average household size: 2.64 2013 Average household size: 2.65 2012 Average household size: 2.67 2011 Average household size: 2.68 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.64 2026 Average household size: 2.64 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.64 2022 Average household size: 2.64 2021 Average household size: 2.64 2020 Average household size: 2.64 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.63 2016 Average household size: 2.63 2015 Average household size: 2.64 2014 Average household size: 2.64 2013 Average household size: 2.65 2012 Average household size: 2.67 2031 Households: 18,557 2030 Households: 18,320 2029 Households: 18,082 2028 Households: 17,834 2027 Households: 17,589 2026 Households: 17,336 2025 Households: 17,083 2024 Households: 16,834 2023 Households: 16,589 2022 Households: 16,340 2021 Households: 16,092 2020 Households: 15,843 2019 Households: 15,597 2018 Households: 15,346 2017 Households: 15,098 2016 Households: 14,843 2015 Households: 14,586 2014 Households: 14,334 2013 Households: 14,123 2012 Households: 13,965 2011 Households: 13,829 2031 Total population: 51,122 2030 Total population: 50,468 2029 Total population: 49,815 2028 Total population: 49,122 2027 Total population: 48,450 2026 Total population: 47,752 2025 Total population: 47,052 2024 Total population: 46,368 2023 Total population: 45,647 2022 Total population: 44,929 2021 Total population: 44,230 2020 Total population: 43,544 2019 Total population: 42,818 2018 Total population: 42,138 2017 Total population: 41,411 2016 Total population: 40,733 2015 Total population: 40,106 2014 Total population: 39,485 2013 Total population: 39,029 2012 Total population: 38,725 2011 Total population: 38,456
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2009.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the Shire of Mundaring was estimated to be 38,456 people. It is expected to increase by over 9,200 people to 47,752 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.45%. This is based on an increase of over 3,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.68 to 2.64 by 2026.

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