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City of Whittlesea

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Whittlesea is forecast to grow from 55,626 in 2011 to 96,892 in 2021, with the average household size falling from 2.97 to 2.95 by 2021.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Whittlesea. 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 WhittleseaForecast year
Summary2011201620212026203120362041
Population160,800202,270239,594278,413314,251347,455379,342
Change in population (5yrs)--41,47037,32438,81935,83833,20431,887
Average annual change--4.70%3.44%3.05%2.45%2.03%1.77%
Households53,68867,98480,78893,651105,824117,299128,510
Average household size2.972.962.952.952.942.942.93
Population in non private dwellings1,2001,2001,5002,1002,6003,1003,100
Dwellings55,62670,47183,63696,892109,463121,307132,877
Dwelling occupancy rate96.5296.4796.5996.6696.6896.7096.71

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2016.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.93 2040 Average household size: 2.93 2039 Average household size: 2.93 2038 Average household size: 2.93 2037 Average household size: 2.93 2036 Average household size: 2.94 2035 Average household size: 2.94 2034 Average household size: 2.94 2033 Average household size: 2.94 2032 Average household size: 2.94 2031 Average household size: 2.95 2030 Average household size: 2.95 2029 Average household size: 2.95 2028 Average household size: 2.95 2027 Average household size: 2.95 2026 Average household size: 2.95 2025 Average household size: 2.95 2024 Average household size: 2.95 2023 Average household size: 2.95 2022 Average household size: 2.95 2021 Average household size: 2.95 2020 Average household size: 2.95 2019 Average household size: 2.95 2018 Average household size: 2.95 2017 Average household size: 2.95 2016 Average household size: 2.96 2015 Average household size: 2.96 2014 Average household size: 2.97 2013 Average household size: 2.97 2012 Average household size: 2.97 2011 Average household size: 2.97 2041 Average household size: 2.93 2040 Average household size: 2.93 2039 Average household size: 2.93 2038 Average household size: 2.93 2037 Average household size: 2.93 2036 Average household size: 2.94 2035 Average household size: 2.94 2034 Average household size: 2.94 2033 Average household size: 2.94 2032 Average household size: 2.94 2031 Average household size: 2.95 2030 Average household size: 2.95 2029 Average household size: 2.95 2028 Average household size: 2.95 2027 Average household size: 2.95 2026 Average household size: 2.95 2025 Average household size: 2.95 2024 Average household size: 2.95 2023 Average household size: 2.95 2022 Average household size: 2.95 2021 Average household size: 2.95 2020 Average household size: 2.95 2019 Average household size: 2.95 2018 Average household size: 2.95 2017 Average household size: 2.95 2016 Average household size: 2.96 2015 Average household size: 2.96 2014 Average household size: 2.97 2013 Average household size: 2.97 2012 Average household size: 2.97 2041 Households: 128,514 2040 Households: 126,300 2039 Households: 124,064 2038 Households: 121,818 2037 Households: 119,561 2036 Households: 117,301 2035 Households: 115,038 2034 Households: 112,781 2033 Households: 110,495 2032 Households: 108,184 2031 Households: 105,823 2030 Households: 103,432 2029 Households: 101,024 2028 Households: 98,601 2027 Households: 96,145 2026 Households: 93,649 2025 Households: 91,130 2024 Households: 88,594 2023 Households: 85,993 2022 Households: 83,368 2021 Households: 80,791 2020 Households: 78,222 2019 Households: 75,601 2018 Households: 72,998 2017 Households: 70,409 2016 Households: 67,985 2015 Households: 65,189 2014 Households: 62,564 2013 Households: 60,231 2012 Households: 57,245 2011 Households: 53,694 2041 Total population: 379,342 2040 Total population: 373,050 2039 Total population: 366,695 2038 Total population: 360,316 2037 Total population: 353,910 2036 Total population: 347,455 2035 Total population: 341,002 2034 Total population: 334,522 2033 Total population: 327,867 2032 Total population: 321,080 2031 Total population: 314,251 2030 Total population: 307,382 2029 Total population: 300,508 2028 Total population: 293,353 2027 Total population: 285,988 2026 Total population: 278,413 2025 Total population: 270,829 2024 Total population: 263,323 2023 Total population: 255,494 2022 Total population: 247,552 2021 Total population: 239,594 2020 Total population: 231,896 2019 Total population: 224,210 2018 Total population: 216,651 2017 Total population: 209,118 2016 Total population: 202,270 2015 Total population: 194,399 2014 Total population: 187,047 2013 Total population: 180,005 2012 Total population: 171,144 2011 Total population: 160,800
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Whittlesea was estimated to be 160,800 people. It is expected to increase by over 117,000 people to 278,413 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 5.64%. This is based on an increase of over 39,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.97 to 2.95 by 2021.

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