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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 Perth

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Perth will increase by an average of 531 dwellings per annum to 25,568 in 2036.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the City of Perth. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2036
City of PerthChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2036
Areanumber%
City of Perth+10,624+71.1
Crawley+8+0.4
East Perth - Central+737+19.9
East Perth - Claisebrook+873+40.6
East Perth - Riverside+3,765+540.2
Northbridge+206+25.7
Perth - Central+2,904+149.3
Perth - West End+1,533+104.8
West Perth+598+25.8

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

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2036 Total dwellings: 25,568 2035 Total dwellings: 25,175 2034 Total dwellings: 24,782 2033 Total dwellings: 24,396 2032 Total dwellings: 24,012 2031 Total dwellings: 23,628 2030 Total dwellings: 23,250 2029 Total dwellings: 22,833 2028 Total dwellings: 22,405 2027 Total dwellings: 22,021 2026 Total dwellings: 21,634 2025 Total dwellings: 21,202 2024 Total dwellings: 20,568 2023 Total dwellings: 19,943 2022 Total dwellings: 19,293 2021 Total dwellings: 18,694 2020 Total dwellings: 18,123 2019 Total dwellings: 17,046 2018 Total dwellings: 15,835 2017 Total dwellings: 15,468 2036 Total dwellings: 25,568 2035 Total dwellings: 25,175 2034 Total dwellings: 24,782 2033 Total dwellings: 24,396 2032 Total dwellings: 24,012 2031 Total dwellings: 23,628 2030 Total dwellings: 23,250 2029 Total dwellings: 22,833 2028 Total dwellings: 22,405 2027 Total dwellings: 22,021 2026 Total dwellings: 21,634 2025 Total dwellings: 21,202 2024 Total dwellings: 20,568 2023 Total dwellings: 19,943 2022 Total dwellings: 19,293 2021 Total dwellings: 18,694 2020 Total dwellings: 18,123 2019 Total dwellings: 17,046 2018 Total dwellings: 15,835 2017 Total dwellings: 15,468 2036 Forecast development: 393 2035 Forecast development: 393 2034 Forecast development: 386 2033 Forecast development: 384 2032 Forecast development: 384 2031 Forecast development: 378 2030 Forecast development: 417 2029 Forecast development: 428 2028 Forecast development: 384 2027 Forecast development: 387 2026 Forecast development: 432 2025 Forecast development: 634 2024 Forecast development: 625 2023 Forecast development: 650 2022 Forecast development: 599 2021 Forecast development: 571 2020 Forecast development: 1,077 2019 Forecast development: 1,211 2018 Forecast development: 367 2017 Forecast development: 524
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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