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Merimbula - Millingandi & District

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Merimbula - Millingandi & District is forecast to grow from 2,837 in 2016 to 3,138 in 2036, with the average household size remaining stable from 1.98 to 1.98 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Merimbula - Millingandi & District. 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
Merimbula - Millingandi & DistrictForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--15314087121
Average annual change--0.65%0.58%0.35%0.48%
Average household size1.981.992.001.981.98
Population in non private dwellings159159159159159
Dwelling occupancy rate79.4179.9979.9579.9579.99
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Merimbula - Millingandi & District was estimated to be 4,630 people. It is expected to increase by over 380 people to 5,010 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.79%. This is based on an increase of over 192 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 1.98 to 1.98 by 2026.

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