South West Group
Components of population change
The greatest population change for South West Group is forecast for the period from 2017 to 2021, which is expected to have a net increase of 66,007 people.
There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.
|Components of population change|
|South West Group||Forecast period|
|Component||2012 to 2016||2017 to 2021||2022 to 2026||2027 to 2031||2032 to 2036|
|Change in persons in non-private dwellings||76||697||555||606||471||158|
|Total population change||59,856||66,008||53,007||45,408||36,701|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, July 2017.