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Middleton and District

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Middleton and District is forecast to grow from 1,336 in 2016 to 1,555 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.44 to 2.36 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Middleton and District. 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
Middleton and DistrictForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population1,4101,5231,5871,6531,7241,804
Change in population (5yrs)--11264657280
Average annual change--1.55%0.83%0.81%0.85%0.91%
Households578624662700736775
Average household size2.442.442.402.362.342.33
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings1,3361,4171,4851,5551,6171,685
Dwelling occupancy rate43.2644.0444.5845.0245.5245.99
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Middleton and District was estimated to be 1,410 people. It is expected to increase by over 243 people to 1,653 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.60%. This is based on an increase of over 122 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.44 to 2.36 by 2026.

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