City of Wanneroo
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in the City of Wanneroo is forecast to grow from 71,243 in 2016 to 117,280 in 2031, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.87 to 2.87 by 2031.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Wanneroo. The period 2016 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)||--||41,592||43,613||45,014||43,961||43,565|
|Average annual change||--||3.94%||3.44%||3.02%||2.57%||2.25%|
|Average household size||2.87||2.89||2.88||2.87||2.86||2.84|
|Population in non private dwellings||964||1,514||1,714||1,814||2,114||2,114|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||95.02||95.17||95.64||96.13||96.15||96.10|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, October 2017.
In 2016, the total population of the City of Wanneroo was estimated to be 195,252 people. It is expected to increase by over 85,200 people to 280,456 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 7.51%. This is based on an increase of over 45,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.87 to 2.87 by 2031.