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Tweed Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Tweed Shire is forecast to grow from 40,452 in 2011 to 48,427 in 2026, with the average household size rising from 2.38 to 2.39 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Tweed Shire. 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
Tweed ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population88,43791,17597,954106,506116,269125,953
Change in population (5yrs)--2,7386,7798,5529,7639,684
Average annual change--0.61%1.44%1.69%1.77%1.61%
Households36,54637,96640,60743,83047,58551,450
Average household size2.382.362.372.392.412.42
Population in non private dwellings1,5031,5331,5331,5631,6531,683
Dwellings40,45241,94444,88348,42752,60456,907
Dwelling occupancy rate90.3490.5290.4790.5190.4690.41

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2014.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.42 2035 Average household size: 2.41 2034 Average household size: 2.41 2033 Average household size: 2.41 2032 Average household size: 2.41 2031 Average household size: 2.41 2030 Average household size: 2.41 2029 Average household size: 2.40 2028 Average household size: 2.40 2027 Average household size: 2.40 2026 Average household size: 2.39 2025 Average household size: 2.39 2024 Average household size: 2.39 2023 Average household size: 2.38 2022 Average household size: 2.38 2021 Average household size: 2.37 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.37 2018 Average household size: 2.36 2017 Average household size: 2.36 2016 Average household size: 2.36 2015 Average household size: 2.36 2014 Average household size: 2.36 2013 Average household size: 2.37 2012 Average household size: 2.37 2011 Average household size: 2.38 2036 Average household size: 2.42 2035 Average household size: 2.41 2034 Average household size: 2.41 2033 Average household size: 2.41 2032 Average household size: 2.41 2031 Average household size: 2.41 2030 Average household size: 2.41 2029 Average household size: 2.40 2028 Average household size: 2.40 2027 Average household size: 2.40 2026 Average household size: 2.39 2025 Average household size: 2.39 2024 Average household size: 2.39 2023 Average household size: 2.38 2022 Average household size: 2.38 2021 Average household size: 2.37 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.37 2018 Average household size: 2.36 2017 Average household size: 2.36 2016 Average household size: 2.36 2015 Average household size: 2.36 2014 Average household size: 2.36 2013 Average household size: 2.37 2012 Average household size: 2.37 2036 Households: 51,451 2035 Households: 50,676 2034 Households: 49,910 2033 Households: 49,140 2032 Households: 48,373 2031 Households: 47,588 2030 Households: 46,820 2029 Households: 46,065 2028 Households: 45,315 2027 Households: 44,563 2026 Households: 43,829 2025 Households: 43,143 2024 Households: 42,464 2023 Households: 41,822 2022 Households: 41,208 2021 Households: 40,611 2020 Households: 40,062 2019 Households: 39,490 2018 Households: 38,945 2017 Households: 38,430 2016 Households: 37,965 2015 Households: 37,565 2014 Households: 37,259 2013 Households: 36,942 2012 Households: 36,726 2011 Households: 36,552 2036 Total population: 125,953 2035 Total population: 124,032 2034 Total population: 122,127 2033 Total population: 120,213 2032 Total population: 118,292 2031 Total population: 116,269 2030 Total population: 114,321 2029 Total population: 112,399 2028 Total population: 110,461 2027 Total population: 108,511 2026 Total population: 106,506 2025 Total population: 104,714 2024 Total population: 102,931 2023 Total population: 101,224 2022 Total population: 99,568 2021 Total population: 97,954 2020 Total population: 96,485 2019 Total population: 94,984 2018 Total population: 93,586 2017 Total population: 92,296 2016 Total population: 91,175 2015 Total population: 90,254 2014 Total population: 89,642 2013 Total population: 89,001 2012 Total population: 88,567 2011 Total population: 88,437
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Tweed Shire was estimated to be 88,437 people. It is expected to increase by over 18,000 people to 106,506 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.25%. This is based on an increase of over 7,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.38 to 2.39 by 2026.

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