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West Bathurst

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
West BathurstForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population3,7933,8713,9834,1014,276
Change in population (5yrs)--78112118175
Average annual change--0.41%0.57%0.59%0.84%
Households1,5021,5401,5971,6571,721
Average household size2.532.512.492.472.48
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings1,7191,7631,8261,8961,971
Dwelling occupancy rate87.3887.3587.4687.3987.32

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: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.47 2034 Average household size: 2.47 2033 Average household size: 2.47 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.48 2030 Average household size: 2.48 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.49 2027 Average household size: 2.49 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.50 2024 Average household size: 2.50 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.51 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2016 Average household size: 2.53 2036 Average household size: 2.48 2035 Average household size: 2.47 2034 Average household size: 2.47 2033 Average household size: 2.47 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.48 2030 Average household size: 2.48 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.49 2027 Average household size: 2.49 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.50 2024 Average household size: 2.50 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.52 2019 Average household size: 2.52 2018 Average household size: 2.51 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Households: 1,722 2035 Households: 1,708 2034 Households: 1,695 2033 Households: 1,682 2032 Households: 1,669 2031 Households: 1,656 2030 Households: 1,643 2029 Households: 1,630 2028 Households: 1,618 2027 Households: 1,606 2026 Households: 1,595 2025 Households: 1,584 2024 Households: 1,572 2023 Households: 1,561 2022 Households: 1,550 2021 Households: 1,540 2020 Households: 1,529 2019 Households: 1,522 2018 Households: 1,515 2017 Households: 1,508 2016 Households: 1,501 2036 Total population: 4,276 2035 Total population: 4,220 2034 Total population: 4,189 2033 Total population: 4,157 2032 Total population: 4,128 2031 Total population: 4,101 2030 Total population: 4,071 2029 Total population: 4,043 2028 Total population: 4,022 2027 Total population: 4,005 2026 Total population: 3,983 2025 Total population: 3,957 2024 Total population: 3,937 2023 Total population: 3,913 2022 Total population: 3,892 2021 Total population: 3,871 2020 Total population: 3,851 2019 Total population: 3,831 2018 Total population: 3,802 2017 Total population: 3,794 2016 Total population: 3,793
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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