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City of ArmadalePopulation forecast

City of Armadale

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Armadale is forecast to grow from 32,035 in 2016 to 57,956 in 2041, with the average household size rising from 2.70 to 2.73 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Armadale. The period 2016 to 2031, 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
City of ArmadaleForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population82,28097,705113,305127,895141,177151,896
Change in population (5yrs)--15,42515,60014,59013,28210,719
Average annual change--3.50%3.01%2.45%2.00%1.47%
Households30,26435,68041,19146,35051,19155,244
Average household size2.702.722.732.742.742.73
Population in non private dwellings4335637379061,0261,051
Dwellings32,03537,80043,57348,90153,89957,956
Dwelling occupancy rate94.4794.3994.5394.7894.9895.32
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Armadale was estimated to be 82,280 people. It is expected to increase by over 45,615 people to 127,895 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.98%. This is based on an increase of over 16,086 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.70 to 2.74 by 2031.

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