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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 48,474 in 2026, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.38 to 2.38 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
Population88,43792,86198,627106,401115,933125,770
Change in population (5yrs)--4,4245,7667,7759,5329,837
Average annual change--0.98%1.21%1.53%1.73%1.64%
Households36,54638,42840,89143,95147,68751,654
Average household size2.382.382.372.382.392.40
Population in non private dwellings1,5031,5751,6131,6431,7331,763
Dwellings40,45242,20045,00748,47452,66457,118
Dwelling occupancy rate90.3491.0690.8590.6790.5590.43

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.40 2033 Average household size: 2.40 2032 Average household size: 2.40 2031 Average household size: 2.39 2030 Average household size: 2.39 2029 Average household size: 2.39 2028 Average household size: 2.39 2027 Average household size: 2.39 2026 Average household size: 2.38 2025 Average household size: 2.38 2024 Average household size: 2.38 2023 Average household size: 2.38 2022 Average household size: 2.37 2021 Average household size: 2.37 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.37 2018 Average household size: 2.37 2017 Average household size: 2.37 2016 Average household size: 2.38 2015 Average household size: 2.37 2014 Average household size: 2.38 2013 Average household size: 2.38 2012 Average household size: 2.37 2011 Average household size: 2.38 2036 Average household size: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.40 2033 Average household size: 2.40 2032 Average household size: 2.40 2031 Average household size: 2.39 2030 Average household size: 2.39 2029 Average household size: 2.39 2028 Average household size: 2.39 2027 Average household size: 2.39 2026 Average household size: 2.38 2025 Average household size: 2.38 2024 Average household size: 2.38 2023 Average household size: 2.38 2022 Average household size: 2.37 2021 Average household size: 2.37 2020 Average household size: 2.37 2019 Average household size: 2.37 2018 Average household size: 2.37 2017 Average household size: 2.37 2016 Average household size: 2.38 2015 Average household size: 2.37 2014 Average household size: 2.38 2013 Average household size: 2.38 2012 Average household size: 2.37 2036 Households: 51,654 2035 Households: 50,854 2034 Households: 50,059 2033 Households: 49,262 2032 Households: 48,468 2031 Households: 47,685 2030 Households: 46,904 2029 Households: 46,134 2028 Households: 45,392 2027 Households: 44,661 2026 Households: 43,950 2025 Households: 43,279 2024 Households: 42,654 2023 Households: 42,061 2022 Households: 41,473 2021 Households: 40,888 2020 Households: 40,335 2019 Households: 39,781 2018 Households: 39,304 2017 Households: 38,834 2016 Households: 38,425 2015 Households: 37,848 2014 Households: 37,447 2013 Households: 37,058 2012 Households: 36,789 2011 Households: 36,552 2036 Total population: 125,770 2035 Total population: 123,809 2034 Total population: 121,856 2033 Total population: 119,890 2032 Total population: 117,922 2031 Total population: 115,933 2030 Total population: 113,966 2029 Total population: 112,026 2028 Total population: 110,152 2027 Total population: 108,302 2026 Total population: 106,401 2025 Total population: 104,673 2024 Total population: 103,095 2023 Total population: 101,603 2022 Total population: 100,121 2021 Total population: 98,627 2020 Total population: 97,264 2019 Total population: 95,907 2018 Total population: 94,838 2017 Total population: 93,790 2016 Total population: 92,861 2015 Total population: 91,451 2014 Total population: 90,512 2013 Total population: 89,575 2012 Total population: 88,875 2011 Total population: 88,437
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Tweed Shire was estimated to be 88,437 people. It is expected to increase by over 17,900 people to 106,401 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.24%. This is based on an increase of over 7,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.38 to 2.38 by 2026.

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