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City of Adelaide

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Adelaide. The period 2016 to 2031, 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 AdelaideForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population23,55231,28036,93142,15846,70050,614
Change in population (5yrs)--7,7285,6515,2284,5423,914
Average annual change--5.84%3.38%2.68%2.07%1.62%
Households10,11013,06615,85018,19820,46522,672
Average household size1.901.901.891.881.871.87
Population in non private dwellings4,3526,4736,9017,9308,3308,330
Dwellings11,59815,11118,22020,64122,93625,101
Dwelling occupancy rate87.1786.4786.9988.1689.2390.32

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2019.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 1.87 2040 Average household size: 1.87 2039 Average household size: 1.87 2038 Average household size: 1.87 2037 Average household size: 1.87 2036 Average household size: 1.87 2035 Average household size: 1.88 2034 Average household size: 1.88 2033 Average household size: 1.88 2032 Average household size: 1.88 2031 Average household size: 1.88 2030 Average household size: 1.88 2029 Average household size: 1.89 2028 Average household size: 1.89 2027 Average household size: 1.89 2026 Average household size: 1.89 2025 Average household size: 1.90 2024 Average household size: 1.90 2023 Average household size: 1.90 2022 Average household size: 1.90 2021 Average household size: 1.90 2020 Average household size: 1.90 2019 Average household size: 1.90 2018 Average household size: 1.89 2017 Average household size: 1.89 2016 Average household size: 1.90 2041 Average household size: 1.87 2040 Average household size: 1.87 2039 Average household size: 1.87 2038 Average household size: 1.87 2037 Average household size: 1.87 2036 Average household size: 1.87 2035 Average household size: 1.88 2034 Average household size: 1.88 2033 Average household size: 1.88 2032 Average household size: 1.88 2031 Average household size: 1.88 2030 Average household size: 1.88 2029 Average household size: 1.89 2028 Average household size: 1.89 2027 Average household size: 1.89 2026 Average household size: 1.89 2025 Average household size: 1.90 2024 Average household size: 1.90 2023 Average household size: 1.90 2022 Average household size: 1.90 2021 Average household size: 1.90 2020 Average household size: 1.90 2019 Average household size: 1.90 2018 Average household size: 1.89 2017 Average household size: 1.89 2041 Households: 22,670 2040 Households: 22,227 2039 Households: 21,785 2038 Households: 21,346 2037 Households: 20,909 2036 Households: 20,465 2035 Households: 20,015 2034 Households: 19,567 2033 Households: 19,112 2032 Households: 18,659 2031 Households: 18,200 2030 Households: 17,742 2029 Households: 17,277 2028 Households: 16,815 2027 Households: 16,384 2026 Households: 15,848 2025 Households: 15,420 2024 Households: 14,890 2023 Households: 14,209 2022 Households: 13,701 2021 Households: 13,067 2020 Households: 12,344 2019 Households: 11,674 2018 Households: 11,005 2017 Households: 10,427 2016 Households: 10,111 2041 Total population: 50,614 2040 Total population: 49,828 2039 Total population: 49,052 2038 Total population: 48,280 2037 Total population: 47,495 2036 Total population: 46,700 2035 Total population: 45,492 2034 Total population: 44,688 2033 Total population: 43,852 2032 Total population: 43,013 2031 Total population: 42,158 2030 Total population: 40,944 2029 Total population: 40,105 2028 Total population: 39,274 2027 Total population: 37,883 2026 Total population: 36,931 2025 Total population: 36,153 2024 Total population: 34,772 2023 Total population: 33,450 2022 Total population: 32,508 2021 Total population: 31,280 2020 Total population: 29,889 2019 Total population: 27,247 2018 Total population: 25,183 2017 Total population: 24,038 2016 Total population: 23,552
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.
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