City of WannerooPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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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 WannerooForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population195,252236,844280,456325,470369,430412,996
Change in population (5yrs)--41,59243,61345,01443,96143,565
Average annual change--3.94%3.44%3.02%2.57%2.25%
Households67,69281,54296,706112,747128,643144,697
Average household size2.872.892.882.872.862.84
Population in non private dwellings9641,5141,7141,8142,1142,114
Dwellings71,24385,676101,119117,280133,793150,573
Dwelling occupancy rate95.0295.1795.6496.1396.1596.10

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.84 2040 Average household size: 2.84 2039 Average household size: 2.85 2038 Average household size: 2.85 2037 Average household size: 2.85 2036 Average household size: 2.86 2035 Average household size: 2.86 2034 Average household size: 2.86 2033 Average household size: 2.86 2032 Average household size: 2.87 2031 Average household size: 2.87 2030 Average household size: 2.87 2029 Average household size: 2.88 2028 Average household size: 2.88 2027 Average household size: 2.88 2026 Average household size: 2.88 2025 Average household size: 2.88 2024 Average household size: 2.89 2023 Average household size: 2.89 2022 Average household size: 2.89 2021 Average household size: 2.89 2020 Average household size: 2.88 2019 Average household size: 2.88 2018 Average household size: 2.88 2017 Average household size: 2.88 2016 Average household size: 2.87 2015 Average household size: 2.87 2014 Average household size: 2.88 2013 Average household size: 2.90 2012 Average household size: 2.90 2011 Average household size: 2.91 2041 Average household size: 2.84 2040 Average household size: 2.84 2039 Average household size: 2.85 2038 Average household size: 2.85 2037 Average household size: 2.85 2036 Average household size: 2.86 2035 Average household size: 2.86 2034 Average household size: 2.86 2033 Average household size: 2.86 2032 Average household size: 2.87 2031 Average household size: 2.87 2030 Average household size: 2.87 2029 Average household size: 2.88 2028 Average household size: 2.88 2027 Average household size: 2.88 2026 Average household size: 2.88 2025 Average household size: 2.88 2024 Average household size: 2.89 2023 Average household size: 2.89 2022 Average household size: 2.89 2021 Average household size: 2.89 2020 Average household size: 2.88 2019 Average household size: 2.88 2018 Average household size: 2.88 2017 Average household size: 2.88 2016 Average household size: 2.87 2015 Average household size: 2.87 2014 Average household size: 2.88 2013 Average household size: 2.90 2012 Average household size: 2.90 2041 Households: 144,698 2040 Households: 141,476 2039 Households: 138,252 2038 Households: 135,046 2037 Households: 131,848 2036 Households: 128,645 2035 Households: 125,444 2034 Households: 122,270 2033 Households: 119,103 2032 Households: 115,915 2031 Households: 112,751 2030 Households: 109,489 2029 Households: 106,256 2028 Households: 103,046 2027 Households: 99,862 2026 Households: 96,713 2025 Households: 93,588 2024 Households: 90,505 2023 Households: 87,474 2022 Households: 84,481 2021 Households: 81,543 2020 Households: 78,688 2019 Households: 75,924 2018 Households: 73,218 2017 Households: 70,565 2016 Households: 67,692 2015 Households: 64,964 2014 Households: 62,247 2013 Households: 59,519 2012 Households: 57,013 2011 Households: 54,688 2041 Total population: 412,996 2040 Total population: 404,254 2039 Total population: 395,509 2038 Total population: 386,800 2037 Total population: 378,134 2036 Total population: 369,430 2035 Total population: 360,693 2034 Total population: 351,876 2033 Total population: 343,083 2032 Total population: 334,320 2031 Total population: 325,470 2030 Total population: 316,369 2029 Total population: 307,241 2028 Total population: 298,246 2027 Total population: 289,310 2026 Total population: 280,456 2025 Total population: 271,532 2024 Total population: 262,648 2023 Total population: 253,951 2022 Total population: 245,344 2021 Total population: 236,844 2020 Total population: 228,518 2019 Total population: 220,246 2018 Total population: 212,096 2017 Total population: 204,054 2016 Total population: 195,252 2015 Total population: 187,565 2014 Total population: 180,483 2013 Total population: 173,362 2012 Total population: 166,577 2011 Total population: 160,103
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Wanneroo was estimated to be 195,252 people. It is expected to increase by over 130,000 people to 325,470 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 10.76%. 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 2021.

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.

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