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Blackburn South

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Blackburn South is forecast to grow from 4,283 in 2016 to 4,650 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.62 to 2.59 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Whitehorse. The period 2016 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
Blackburn SouthForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population11,27412,08912,19912,34012,501
Change in population (5yrs)--815110140161
Average annual change--1.41%0.18%0.23%0.26%
Households4,1814,3744,4484,5204,593
Average household size2.622.622.602.592.58
Population in non private dwellings305627627633639
Dwellings4,2834,5004,5754,6504,725
Dwelling occupancy rate97.6297.2097.2297.2097.21

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.58 2034 Average household size: 2.58 2033 Average household size: 2.59 2032 Average household size: 2.59 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.59 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.60 2026 Average household size: 2.60 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.61 2022 Average household size: 2.62 2021 Average household size: 2.62 2020 Average household size: 2.62 2019 Average household size: 2.62 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.63 2016 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.58 2034 Average household size: 2.58 2033 Average household size: 2.59 2032 Average household size: 2.59 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.59 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.60 2026 Average household size: 2.60 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.61 2022 Average household size: 2.62 2021 Average household size: 2.62 2020 Average household size: 2.62 2019 Average household size: 2.62 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.63 2036 Households: 4,593 2035 Households: 4,578 2034 Households: 4,564 2033 Households: 4,549 2032 Households: 4,534 2031 Households: 4,520 2030 Households: 4,505 2029 Households: 4,491 2028 Households: 4,476 2027 Households: 4,461 2026 Households: 4,447 2025 Households: 4,432 2024 Households: 4,418 2023 Households: 4,403 2022 Households: 4,389 2021 Households: 4,374 2020 Households: 4,339 2019 Households: 4,306 2018 Households: 4,274 2017 Households: 4,232 2016 Households: 4,180 2036 Total population: 12,501 2035 Total population: 12,467 2034 Total population: 12,426 2033 Total population: 12,396 2032 Total population: 12,368 2031 Total population: 12,340 2030 Total population: 12,311 2029 Total population: 12,280 2028 Total population: 12,251 2027 Total population: 12,224 2026 Total population: 12,199 2025 Total population: 12,175 2024 Total population: 12,149 2023 Total population: 12,133 2022 Total population: 12,112 2021 Total population: 12,089 2020 Total population: 12,007 2019 Total population: 11,602 2018 Total population: 11,534 2017 Total population: 11,425 2016 Total population: 11,274
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Blackburn South was estimated to be 11,274 people. It is expected to increase by over 920 people to 12,199 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.79%. This is based on an increase of over 330 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.62 to 2.59 by 2031.

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