City of OnkaparingaPopulation forecast
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City of Onkaparinga

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Onkaparinga is forecast to grow from 68,472 in 2011 to 82,355 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.51 to 2.45 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Onkaparinga. 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 OnkaparingaForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population163,396172,174181,695193,296205,090214,746
Change in population (5yrs)--8,7789,52111,60111,7949,656
Average annual change--1.05%1.08%1.25%1.19%0.92%
Households64,44668,68172,91677,84982,83687,001
Average household size2.512.482.462.452.442.44
Population in non private dwellings1,5871,8372,1872,4372,6872,812
Dwellings68,47272,93477,26382,35587,48391,763
Dwelling occupancy rate94.1294.1794.3794.5394.6994.81

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

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: 2.44 2032 Average household size: 2.44 2031 Average household size: 2.44 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.45 2028 Average household size: 2.45 2027 Average household size: 2.45 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.46 2023 Average household size: 2.46 2022 Average household size: 2.46 2021 Average household size: 2.46 2020 Average household size: 2.46 2019 Average household size: 2.47 2018 Average household size: 2.47 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2016 Average household size: 2.48 2015 Average household size: 2.48 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.49 2012 Average household size: 2.50 2011 Average household size: 2.51 2036 Average household size: 2.44 2035 Average household size: 2.44 2034 Average household size: 2.44 2033 Average household size: 2.44 2032 Average household size: 2.44 2031 Average household size: 2.44 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.45 2028 Average household size: 2.45 2027 Average household size: 2.45 2026 Average household size: 2.45 2025 Average household size: 2.45 2024 Average household size: 2.46 2023 Average household size: 2.46 2022 Average household size: 2.46 2021 Average household size: 2.46 2020 Average household size: 2.46 2019 Average household size: 2.47 2018 Average household size: 2.47 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2016 Average household size: 2.48 2015 Average household size: 2.48 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.49 2012 Average household size: 2.50 2036 Households: 87,006 2035 Households: 86,254 2034 Households: 85,502 2033 Households: 84,711 2032 Households: 83,797 2031 Households: 82,842 2030 Households: 81,888 2029 Households: 80,888 2028 Households: 79,879 2027 Households: 78,844 2026 Households: 77,849 2025 Households: 76,888 2024 Households: 75,914 2023 Households: 74,909 2022 Households: 73,921 2021 Households: 72,919 2020 Households: 71,986 2019 Households: 71,030 2018 Households: 70,149 2017 Households: 69,279 2016 Households: 68,681 2015 Households: 67,813 2014 Households: 66,765 2013 Households: 66,084 2012 Households: 65,342 2011 Households: 64,446 2036 Total population: 214,746 2035 Total population: 213,016 2034 Total population: 211,179 2033 Total population: 209,389 2032 Total population: 207,280 2031 Total population: 205,090 2030 Total population: 202,918 2029 Total population: 200,406 2028 Total population: 198,056 2027 Total population: 195,642 2026 Total population: 193,296 2025 Total population: 191,065 2024 Total population: 188,579 2023 Total population: 186,275 2022 Total population: 183,988 2021 Total population: 181,695 2020 Total population: 179,551 2019 Total population: 177,119 2018 Total population: 175,168 2017 Total population: 173,298 2016 Total population: 172,174 2015 Total population: 170,308 2014 Total population: 167,759 2013 Total population: 166,442 2012 Total population: 164,934 2011 Total population: 163,396
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Onkaparinga was estimated to be 163,396 people. It is expected to increase by over 29,900 people to 193,296 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.13%. This is based on an increase of over 13,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.51 to 2.45 by 2026.

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