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The number of dwellings in Blacktown City Council is forecast to grow from 111,588 in 2016 to 213,269 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 3.19 to 3.12 by 2041.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Blacktown City Council. 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|
|Blacktown City Council||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||55,203||65,713||72,118||58,337||44,614|
|Average annual change||--||2.99%||3.07%||2.90%||2.07%||1.45%|
|Average household size||3.19||3.17||3.16||3.15||3.14||3.12|
|Population in non private dwellings||3,445||4,155||4,901||5,476||6,051||6,626|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.73||95.52||94.57||94.41||94.79||95.70|
In 2016, the total population of Blacktown City Council was estimated to be 347,983 people. It is expected to increase by over 193,034 people to 541,017 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.99%. This is based on an increase of over 62,169 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.19 to 3.15 by 2031.
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