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Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Adelaide will increase by an average of 540 dwellings per annum to 25,101 in 2041.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the City of Adelaide. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2041
City of AdelaideChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2041
Areanumber%
City of Adelaide+13,503+116.4
CAD East+3,162+173.2
CAD West+3,160+250.3
City South+4,082+203.0
Lower North Adelaide+160+13.9
South East Corner+1,298+61.3
South West Corner+1,306+148.7
Upper North Adelaide+335+14.3

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

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2041 Total dwellings: 25,101 2040 Total dwellings: 24,670 2039 Total dwellings: 24,239 2038 Total dwellings: 23,808 2037 Total dwellings: 23,377 2036 Total dwellings: 22,936 2035 Total dwellings: 22,485 2034 Total dwellings: 22,034 2033 Total dwellings: 21,573 2032 Total dwellings: 21,112 2031 Total dwellings: 20,641 2030 Total dwellings: 20,170 2029 Total dwellings: 19,699 2028 Total dwellings: 19,228 2027 Total dwellings: 18,792 2026 Total dwellings: 18,220 2025 Total dwellings: 17,748 2024 Total dwellings: 17,154 2023 Total dwellings: 16,371 2022 Total dwellings: 15,818 2021 Total dwellings: 15,111 2020 Total dwellings: 14,297 2019 Total dwellings: 13,487 2018 Total dwellings: 12,680 2017 Total dwellings: 11,997 2041 Total dwellings: 25,101 2040 Total dwellings: 24,670 2039 Total dwellings: 24,239 2038 Total dwellings: 23,808 2037 Total dwellings: 23,377 2036 Total dwellings: 22,936 2035 Total dwellings: 22,485 2034 Total dwellings: 22,034 2033 Total dwellings: 21,573 2032 Total dwellings: 21,112 2031 Total dwellings: 20,641 2030 Total dwellings: 20,170 2029 Total dwellings: 19,699 2028 Total dwellings: 19,228 2027 Total dwellings: 18,792 2026 Total dwellings: 18,220 2025 Total dwellings: 17,748 2024 Total dwellings: 17,154 2023 Total dwellings: 16,371 2022 Total dwellings: 15,818 2021 Total dwellings: 15,111 2020 Total dwellings: 14,297 2019 Total dwellings: 13,487 2018 Total dwellings: 12,680 2017 Total dwellings: 11,997 2041 Forecast development: 431 2040 Forecast development: 431 2039 Forecast development: 431 2038 Forecast development: 431 2037 Forecast development: 441 2036 Forecast development: 451 2035 Forecast development: 451 2034 Forecast development: 461 2033 Forecast development: 461 2032 Forecast development: 471 2031 Forecast development: 471 2030 Forecast development: 471 2029 Forecast development: 471 2028 Forecast development: 436 2027 Forecast development: 572 2026 Forecast development: 472 2025 Forecast development: 594 2024 Forecast development: 783 2023 Forecast development: 553 2022 Forecast development: 707 2021 Forecast development: 814 2020 Forecast development: 810 2019 Forecast development: 807 2018 Forecast development: 683 2017 Forecast development: 399
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.
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