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Albury CityPopulation forecast

Albury City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Albury City is forecast to grow from 23,691 in 2016 to 29,807 in 2036, with the average household size rising from 2.34 to 2.37 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Albury City. The period 2016 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
Albury CityForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--3,9943,8453,6533,770
Average annual change--1.49%1.33%1.19%1.16%
Average household size2.342.352.362.362.37
Population in non private dwellings1,0601,1761,2861,3661,476
Dwelling occupancy rate92.2292.6693.0193.2193.38
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Albury City was estimated to be 52,165 people. It is expected to increase by over 11,492 people to 63,657 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.01%. This is based on an increase of over 4,514 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.34 to 2.36 by 2026.

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