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Wyong Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Wyong Shire is forecast to grow from 66,101 in 2011 to 80,743 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.54 to 2.49 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Wyong Shire. 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
Wyong ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population154,334160,638173,882188,459202,403215,554
Change in population (5yrs)--6,30413,24414,57713,94413,151
Average annual change--0.80%1.60%1.62%1.44%1.27%
Households60,02963,26668,71074,62880,28685,735
Average household size2.542.502.492.492.482.48
Population in non private dwellings2,0422,3272,4622,7773,0923,092
Dwellings66,10168,56274,38480,74386,82292,662
Dwelling occupancy rate90.8192.2892.3792.4392.4792.52

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.48 2032 Average household size: 2.48 2031 Average household size: 2.48 2030 Average household size: 2.48 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.49 2026 Average household size: 2.49 2025 Average household size: 2.49 2024 Average household size: 2.49 2023 Average household size: 2.49 2022 Average household size: 2.49 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.50 2019 Average household size: 2.50 2018 Average household size: 2.50 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.51 2014 Average household size: 2.51 2013 Average household size: 2.52 2012 Average household size: 2.53 2011 Average household size: 2.54 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.48 2032 Average household size: 2.48 2031 Average household size: 2.48 2030 Average household size: 2.48 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.49 2026 Average household size: 2.49 2025 Average household size: 2.49 2024 Average household size: 2.49 2023 Average household size: 2.49 2022 Average household size: 2.49 2021 Average household size: 2.49 2020 Average household size: 2.50 2019 Average household size: 2.50 2018 Average household size: 2.50 2017 Average household size: 2.50 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.51 2014 Average household size: 2.51 2013 Average household size: 2.52 2012 Average household size: 2.53 2036 Households: 85,731 2035 Households: 84,732 2034 Households: 83,715 2033 Households: 82,622 2032 Households: 81,453 2031 Households: 80,289 2030 Households: 79,113 2029 Households: 77,930 2028 Households: 76,860 2027 Households: 75,796 2026 Households: 74,627 2025 Households: 73,518 2024 Households: 72,310 2023 Households: 71,185 2022 Households: 69,947 2021 Households: 68,712 2020 Households: 67,483 2019 Households: 66,284 2018 Households: 65,168 2017 Households: 64,131 2016 Households: 63,266 2015 Households: 62,567 2014 Households: 62,013 2013 Households: 61,599 2012 Households: 60,811 2011 Households: 60,028 2036 Total population: 215,554 2035 Total population: 213,195 2034 Total population: 210,789 2033 Total population: 208,158 2032 Total population: 205,278 2031 Total population: 202,403 2030 Total population: 199,514 2029 Total population: 196,302 2028 Total population: 193,764 2027 Total population: 191,255 2026 Total population: 188,459 2025 Total population: 185,846 2024 Total population: 182,582 2023 Total population: 179,856 2022 Total population: 176,880 2021 Total population: 173,882 2020 Total population: 170,898 2019 Total population: 167,843 2018 Total population: 165,190 2017 Total population: 162,679 2016 Total population: 160,638 2015 Total population: 159,122 2014 Total population: 157,805 2013 Total population: 157,149 2012 Total population: 155,789 2011 Total population: 154,334
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Wyong Shire was estimated to be 154,334 people. It is expected to increase by over 34,100 people to 188,459 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.34%. This is based on an increase of over 14,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.54 to 2.49 by 2026.

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