Alexandrina CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Alexandrina Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Alexandrina Council is forecast to grow from 15,470 in 2016 to 18,069 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.26 to 2.20 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Alexandrina Council. 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
Alexandrina CouncilForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population26,53528,01229,98032,16834,54236,907
Change in population (5yrs)--1,4771,9682,1892,3732,365
Average annual change--1.09%1.37%1.42%1.43%1.33%
Households11,59212,44513,46614,57315,74116,893
Average household size2.262.222.202.182.172.16
Population in non private dwellings376376376436436466
Dwellings15,47016,67518,06919,53221,02122,495
Dwelling occupancy rate74.9374.6374.5374.6174.8875.10

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.16 2040 Average household size: 2.16 2039 Average household size: 2.16 2038 Average household size: 2.16 2037 Average household size: 2.16 2036 Average household size: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.17 2034 Average household size: 2.17 2033 Average household size: 2.17 2032 Average household size: 2.18 2031 Average household size: 2.18 2030 Average household size: 2.18 2029 Average household size: 2.18 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.19 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.20 2024 Average household size: 2.21 2023 Average household size: 2.21 2022 Average household size: 2.22 2021 Average household size: 2.22 2020 Average household size: 2.23 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.24 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2016 Average household size: 2.26 2041 Average household size: 2.16 2040 Average household size: 2.16 2039 Average household size: 2.16 2038 Average household size: 2.16 2037 Average household size: 2.16 2036 Average household size: 2.17 2035 Average household size: 2.17 2034 Average household size: 2.17 2033 Average household size: 2.17 2032 Average household size: 2.18 2031 Average household size: 2.18 2030 Average household size: 2.18 2029 Average household size: 2.18 2028 Average household size: 2.19 2027 Average household size: 2.19 2026 Average household size: 2.20 2025 Average household size: 2.20 2024 Average household size: 2.21 2023 Average household size: 2.21 2022 Average household size: 2.22 2021 Average household size: 2.22 2020 Average household size: 2.23 2019 Average household size: 2.23 2018 Average household size: 2.24 2017 Average household size: 2.25 2041 Households: 16,897 2040 Households: 16,665 2039 Households: 16,436 2038 Households: 16,207 2037 Households: 15,975 2036 Households: 15,743 2035 Households: 15,508 2034 Households: 15,273 2033 Households: 15,040 2032 Households: 14,806 2031 Households: 14,572 2030 Households: 14,345 2029 Households: 14,120 2028 Households: 13,894 2027 Households: 13,678 2026 Households: 13,469 2025 Households: 13,256 2024 Households: 13,042 2023 Households: 12,828 2022 Households: 12,632 2021 Households: 12,444 2020 Households: 12,276 2019 Households: 12,102 2018 Households: 11,924 2017 Households: 11,738 2016 Households: 11,594 2041 Total population: 36,907 2040 Total population: 36,445 2039 Total population: 35,987 2038 Total population: 35,519 2037 Total population: 35,042 2036 Total population: 34,542 2035 Total population: 34,059 2034 Total population: 33,581 2033 Total population: 33,113 2032 Total population: 32,640 2031 Total population: 32,168 2030 Total population: 31,722 2029 Total population: 31,287 2028 Total population: 30,850 2027 Total population: 30,424 2026 Total population: 29,980 2025 Total population: 29,580 2024 Total population: 29,167 2023 Total population: 28,752 2022 Total population: 28,372 2021 Total population: 28,012 2020 Total population: 27,713 2019 Total population: 27,418 2018 Total population: 27,094 2017 Total population: 26,773 2016 Total population: 26,535
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Alexandrina Council was estimated to be 26,535 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,400 people to 29,980 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.23%. This is based on an increase of over 2,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.26 to 2.20 by 2026.

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