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Willoughby City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Willoughby City is forecast to grow from 28,306 in 2011 to 33,816 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.61 to 2.53 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Willoughby City. The period 2011 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
Willoughby CityForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population71,13975,23179,63783,50786,59189,271
Change in population (5yrs)--4,0924,4063,8703,0842,680
Average annual change--1.12%1.14%0.95%0.73%0.61%
Households26,96928,56230,59032,49334,03335,458
Average household size2.612.592.562.532.502.47
Population in non private dwellings7421,3011,3571,3571,4721,527
Dwellings28,30629,92831,91933,81635,32036,686
Dwelling occupancy rate95.2895.4495.8496.0996.3696.65

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.47 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.49 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.50 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.53 2025 Average household size: 2.53 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: 2.57 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2016 Average household size: 2.59 2015 Average household size: 2.59 2014 Average household size: 2.58 2013 Average household size: 2.58 2012 Average household size: 2.58 2011 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Average household size: 2.47 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.49 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.50 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.53 2025 Average household size: 2.53 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: 2.57 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2016 Average household size: 2.59 2015 Average household size: 2.59 2014 Average household size: 2.58 2013 Average household size: 2.58 2012 Average household size: 2.58 2036 Households: 35,459 2035 Households: 35,185 2034 Households: 34,912 2033 Households: 34,637 2032 Households: 34,349 2031 Households: 34,036 2030 Households: 33,732 2029 Households: 33,434 2028 Households: 33,127 2027 Households: 32,812 2026 Households: 32,489 2025 Households: 32,169 2024 Households: 31,797 2023 Households: 31,370 2022 Households: 30,953 2021 Households: 30,592 2020 Households: 30,202 2019 Households: 29,733 2018 Households: 29,358 2017 Households: 28,957 2016 Households: 28,565 2015 Households: 28,116 2014 Households: 27,579 2013 Households: 27,254 2012 Households: 27,104 2011 Households: 26,971 2036 Total population: 89,271 2035 Total population: 88,756 2034 Total population: 88,265 2033 Total population: 87,777 2032 Total population: 87,182 2031 Total population: 86,591 2030 Total population: 86,006 2029 Total population: 85,439 2028 Total population: 84,807 2027 Total population: 84,188 2026 Total population: 83,507 2025 Total population: 82,888 2024 Total population: 82,124 2023 Total population: 81,257 2022 Total population: 80,382 2021 Total population: 79,637 2020 Total population: 78,860 2019 Total population: 77,753 2018 Total population: 76,894 2017 Total population: 76,029 2016 Total population: 75,231 2015 Total population: 74,067 2014 Total population: 72,561 2013 Total population: 71,188 2012 Total population: 70,594 2011 Total population: 71,139
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Willoughby City was estimated to be 71,139 people. It is expected to increase by over 12,300 people to 83,507 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.07%. This is based on an increase of over 5,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.61 to 2.53 by 2026.

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