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Box Hill South

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Box Hill South is forecast to grow from 3,449 in 2016 to 3,742 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.62 to 2.51 by 2026.

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
Box Hill SouthForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population8,9269,1389,1089,1489,211
Change in population (5yrs)--212-304063
Average annual change--0.47%-0.07%0.09%0.14%
Households3,3853,5363,5703,6193,667
Average household size2.622.562.532.512.49
Population in non private dwellings7070707070
Dwellings3,4493,6423,6923,7423,792
Dwelling occupancy rate98.1497.0996.7096.7196.70

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: 2.49 2035 Average household size: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.53 2026 Average household size: 2.53 2025 Average household size: 2.54 2024 Average household size: 2.54 2023 Average household size: 2.55 2022 Average household size: 2.55 2021 Average household size: 2.56 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.59 2018 Average household size: 2.60 2017 Average household size: 2.61 2016 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.49 2035 Average household size: 2.49 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.53 2026 Average household size: 2.53 2025 Average household size: 2.54 2024 Average household size: 2.54 2023 Average household size: 2.55 2022 Average household size: 2.55 2021 Average household size: 2.56 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.59 2018 Average household size: 2.60 2017 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Households: 3,667 2035 Households: 3,658 2034 Households: 3,648 2033 Households: 3,638 2032 Households: 3,629 2031 Households: 3,619 2030 Households: 3,609 2029 Households: 3,600 2028 Households: 3,590 2027 Households: 3,580 2026 Households: 3,571 2025 Households: 3,561 2024 Households: 3,551 2023 Households: 3,542 2022 Households: 3,539 2021 Households: 3,537 2020 Households: 3,534 2019 Households: 3,517 2018 Households: 3,485 2017 Households: 3,447 2016 Households: 3,384 2036 Total population: 9,211 2035 Total population: 9,193 2034 Total population: 9,180 2033 Total population: 9,165 2032 Total population: 9,157 2031 Total population: 9,148 2030 Total population: 9,139 2029 Total population: 9,129 2028 Total population: 9,121 2027 Total population: 9,114 2026 Total population: 9,108 2025 Total population: 9,110 2024 Total population: 9,098 2023 Total population: 9,100 2022 Total population: 9,106 2021 Total population: 9,138 2020 Total population: 9,173 2019 Total population: 9,162 2018 Total population: 9,120 2017 Total population: 9,054 2016 Total population: 8,926
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Box Hill South was estimated to be 8,926 people. It is expected to increase by over 220 people to 9,148 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.25%. This is based on an increase of over 230 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.62 to 2.51 by 2026.

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