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Piara Waters

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Piara Waters is forecast to grow from 3,225 in 2016 to 7,791 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 3.03 to 2.88 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Piara Waters. 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
Piara WatersForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population9,51714,45817,05619,14720,40021,606
Change in population (5yrs)--4,9412,5972,0911,2531,206
Average annual change--8.72%3.36%2.34%1.28%1.16%
Households3,1384,8415,7766,5047,0127,511
Average household size3.032.992.952.942.912.88
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings3,2255,0146,0306,7817,2917,791
Dwelling occupancy rate97.3096.5595.7995.9296.1796.41
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Piara Waters was estimated to be 9,517 people. It is expected to increase by over 9,630 people to 19,147 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 4.77%. This is based on an increase of over 3,366 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.03 to 2.94 by 2031.

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