City of Wanneroo
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in the City of Wanneroo is forecast to grow from 56,932 in 2011 to 100,853 in 2021, with the average household size falling from 2.91 to 2.87 by 2021.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Wanneroo. The period 2011 to 2021, 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 Wanneroo||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||38,427||40,041||42,156||43,403||43,801||42,916|
|Average annual change||--||4.39%||3.74%||3.31%||2.92%||2.57%||2.23%|
|Average household size||2.91||2.89||2.88||2.87||2.86||2.84||2.82|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,065||1,065||1,615||1,815||1,915||2,215||2,215|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.23||96.26||96.36||96.40||96.44||96.46||96.39|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, August 2016.
In 2011, the total population of the City of Wanneroo was estimated to be 160,262 people. It is expected to increase by over 120,000 people to 280,886 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 5.77%. This is based on an increase of over 42,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.91 to 2.87 by 2021.