City of PlayfordPopulation forecast
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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 Playford

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Playford is forecast to grow from 36,637 in 2016 to 48,265 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.59 to 2.61 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Playford. 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 PlayfordForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population90,671100,752111,537121,868131,726
Change in population (5yrs)--10,08210,78410,3319,858
Average annual change--2.13%2.05%1.79%1.57%
Households34,71438,33542,26346,26650,167
Average household size2.592.612.612.612.60
Population in non private dwellings7508891,1001,2581,433
Dwellings36,63740,24244,18848,26552,217
Dwelling occupancy rate94.7595.2695.6495.8696.07

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 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: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.61 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.61 2022 Average household size: 2.61 2021 Average household size: 2.60 2020 Average household size: 2.60 2019 Average household size: 2.60 2018 Average household size: 2.59 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2016 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.61 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.61 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.61 2022 Average household size: 2.61 2021 Average household size: 2.60 2020 Average household size: 2.60 2019 Average household size: 2.60 2018 Average household size: 2.59 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Households: 50,166 2035 Households: 49,375 2034 Households: 48,580 2033 Households: 47,804 2032 Households: 47,026 2031 Households: 46,264 2030 Households: 45,498 2029 Households: 44,700 2028 Households: 43,875 2027 Households: 43,060 2026 Households: 42,258 2025 Households: 41,478 2024 Households: 40,720 2023 Households: 39,940 2022 Households: 39,124 2021 Households: 38,338 2020 Households: 37,571 2019 Households: 36,844 2018 Households: 36,127 2017 Households: 35,435 2016 Households: 34,721 2036 Total population: 131,726 2035 Total population: 129,757 2034 Total population: 127,741 2033 Total population: 125,722 2032 Total population: 123,805 2031 Total population: 121,868 2030 Total population: 119,962 2029 Total population: 117,884 2028 Total population: 115,753 2027 Total population: 113,656 2026 Total population: 111,537 2025 Total population: 109,424 2024 Total population: 107,338 2023 Total population: 105,221 2022 Total population: 102,955 2021 Total population: 100,752 2020 Total population: 98,622 2019 Total population: 96,584 2018 Total population: 94,584 2017 Total population: 92,622 2016 Total population: 90,671
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Playford was estimated to be 90,671 people. It is expected to increase by over 31,100 people to 121,868 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 3.00%. This is based on an increase of over 11,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.59 to 2.61 by 2031.

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