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Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District is forecast to grow from 1,140 in 2016 to 1,244 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.74 to 2.56 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Mount Compass - Kuitpo 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
Mount Compass - Kuitpo and DistrictForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population2,9462,8932,8942,9583,0333,112
Change in population (5yrs)---531637679
Average annual change---0.36%0.00%0.43%0.51%0.51%
Households1,0761,0911,1161,1561,1971,236
Average household size2.742.652.592.562.532.52
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings1,1401,1601,1941,2441,2941,344
Dwelling occupancy rate94.3994.0593.4792.9392.5091.96
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District was estimated to be 2,946 people. It is expected to increase by over 12 people to 2,958 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.04%. This is based on an increase of over 80 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.74 to 2.56 by 2026.

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