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Skennars Head

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Ballina Shire. 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
Skennars HeadForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population1,2691,3151,6822,0542,401
Change in population (5yrs)--46368372347
Average annual change--0.71%5.06%4.08%3.17%
Households487523668818961
Average household size2.612.512.522.512.50
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings5255717469341,124
Dwelling occupancy rate92.7691.5989.5487.5885.50

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.50 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.53 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.52 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.52 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.53 2018 Average household size: 2.55 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2016 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.50 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.53 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.52 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.52 2021 Average household size: 2.52 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.53 2018 Average household size: 2.55 2017 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Households: 961 2035 Households: 933 2034 Households: 904 2033 Households: 875 2032 Households: 846 2031 Households: 817 2030 Households: 787 2029 Households: 758 2028 Households: 729 2027 Households: 699 2026 Households: 667 2025 Households: 637 2024 Households: 605 2023 Households: 573 2022 Households: 546 2021 Households: 522 2020 Households: 507 2019 Households: 496 2018 Households: 489 2017 Households: 487 2016 Households: 486 2036 Total population: 2,401 2035 Total population: 2,330 2034 Total population: 2,265 2033 Total population: 2,195 2032 Total population: 2,124 2031 Total population: 2,054 2030 Total population: 1,985 2029 Total population: 1,912 2028 Total population: 1,838 2027 Total population: 1,766 2026 Total population: 1,682 2025 Total population: 1,606 2024 Total population: 1,528 2023 Total population: 1,449 2022 Total population: 1,377 2021 Total population: 1,315 2020 Total population: 1,279 2019 Total population: 1,257 2018 Total population: 1,249 2017 Total population: 1,260 2016 Total population: 1,269
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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