City of SalisburyPopulation forecast
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City of Salisbury

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Salisbury is forecast to grow from 52,603 in 2011 to 59,308 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.59 to 2.55 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Salisbury. 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 SalisburyForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population132,883139,207144,213147,544149,543151,538
Change in population (5yrs)--6,3245,0063,3311,9991,995
Average annual change--0.93%0.71%0.46%0.27%0.27%
Households50,66053,09955,40657,15358,37659,538
Average household size2.592.592.572.552.532.52
Population in non private dwellings1,6681,6681,6871,6871,7471,777
Dwellings52,60355,10757,49659,30860,59361,798
Dwelling occupancy rate96.3196.3696.3696.3796.3496.34

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.53 2031 Average household size: 2.53 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.54 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.55 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.56 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.57 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2016 Average household size: 2.59 2015 Average household size: 2.59 2014 Average household size: 2.60 2013 Average household size: 2.59 2012 Average household size: 2.59 2011 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.53 2031 Average household size: 2.53 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.54 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.55 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.56 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.57 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2016 Average household size: 2.59 2015 Average household size: 2.59 2014 Average household size: 2.60 2013 Average household size: 2.59 2012 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Households: 59,538 2035 Households: 59,304 2034 Households: 59,071 2033 Households: 58,837 2032 Households: 58,604 2031 Households: 58,377 2030 Households: 58,145 2029 Households: 57,907 2028 Households: 57,659 2027 Households: 57,405 2026 Households: 57,148 2025 Households: 56,867 2024 Households: 56,563 2023 Households: 56,221 2022 Households: 55,824 2021 Households: 55,406 2020 Households: 54,968 2019 Households: 54,509 2018 Households: 54,025 2017 Households: 53,564 2016 Households: 53,101 2015 Households: 52,684 2014 Households: 52,132 2013 Households: 51,604 2012 Households: 51,137 2011 Households: 50,656 2036 Total population: 151,538 2035 Total population: 151,111 2034 Total population: 150,697 2033 Total population: 150,292 2032 Total population: 149,918 2031 Total population: 149,543 2030 Total population: 149,175 2029 Total population: 148,818 2028 Total population: 148,417 2027 Total population: 148,010 2026 Total population: 147,544 2025 Total population: 147,050 2024 Total population: 146,509 2023 Total population: 145,868 2022 Total population: 145,070 2021 Total population: 144,213 2020 Total population: 143,232 2019 Total population: 142,250 2018 Total population: 141,207 2017 Total population: 140,220 2016 Total population: 139,207 2015 Total population: 138,256 2014 Total population: 136,986 2013 Total population: 135,521 2012 Total population: 134,107 2011 Total population: 132,883
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Salisbury was estimated to be 132,883 people. It is expected to increase by over 14,600 people to 147,544 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 6,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.59 to 2.55 by 2026.

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