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Bathurst (Central)

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bathurst Regional. 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
Bathurst (Central)Forecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population7,1407,5167,7758,0068,329
Change in population (5yrs)--376259231323
Average annual change--1.03%0.68%0.59%0.80%
Households3,4763,6523,7823,9254,091
Average household size1.951.961.961.951.95
Population in non private dwellings369369369369369
Dwellings3,8804,0904,2404,4004,585
Dwelling occupancy rate89.5989.2989.2089.2089.23

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: 1.95 2035 Average household size: 1.94 2034 Average household size: 1.94 2033 Average household size: 1.94 2032 Average household size: 1.94 2031 Average household size: 1.95 2030 Average household size: 1.95 2029 Average household size: 1.95 2028 Average household size: 1.95 2027 Average household size: 1.95 2026 Average household size: 1.96 2025 Average household size: 1.96 2024 Average household size: 1.96 2023 Average household size: 1.96 2022 Average household size: 1.96 2021 Average household size: 1.96 2020 Average household size: 1.96 2019 Average household size: 1.96 2018 Average household size: 1.96 2017 Average household size: 1.96 2016 Average household size: 1.95 2036 Average household size: 1.95 2035 Average household size: 1.94 2034 Average household size: 1.94 2033 Average household size: 1.94 2032 Average household size: 1.94 2031 Average household size: 1.95 2030 Average household size: 1.95 2029 Average household size: 1.95 2028 Average household size: 1.95 2027 Average household size: 1.95 2026 Average household size: 1.96 2025 Average household size: 1.96 2024 Average household size: 1.96 2023 Average household size: 1.96 2022 Average household size: 1.96 2021 Average household size: 1.96 2020 Average household size: 1.96 2019 Average household size: 1.96 2018 Average household size: 1.96 2017 Average household size: 1.96 2036 Households: 4,091 2035 Households: 4,058 2034 Households: 4,025 2033 Households: 3,992 2032 Households: 3,959 2031 Households: 3,926 2030 Households: 3,894 2029 Households: 3,865 2028 Households: 3,836 2027 Households: 3,810 2026 Households: 3,783 2025 Households: 3,756 2024 Households: 3,729 2023 Households: 3,703 2022 Households: 3,678 2021 Households: 3,653 2020 Households: 3,628 2019 Households: 3,590 2018 Households: 3,552 2017 Households: 3,514 2016 Households: 3,475 2036 Total population: 8,329 2035 Total population: 8,243 2034 Total population: 8,184 2033 Total population: 8,124 2032 Total population: 8,065 2031 Total population: 8,006 2030 Total population: 7,954 2029 Total population: 7,901 2028 Total population: 7,856 2027 Total population: 7,817 2026 Total population: 7,775 2025 Total population: 7,729 2024 Total population: 7,686 2023 Total population: 7,628 2022 Total population: 7,569 2021 Total population: 7,516 2020 Total population: 7,480 2019 Total population: 7,418 2018 Total population: 7,346 2017 Total population: 7,240 2016 Total population: 7,140
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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