Blacktown City CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Blacktown City

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Blacktown City. 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
Blacktown CityForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population347,592388,386430,299469,824505,278
Change in population (5yrs)--40,79441,91439,52535,454
Average annual change--2.24%2.07%1.77%1.47%
Households109,595123,190137,033150,552163,261
Average household size3.143.123.113.093.06
Population in non private dwellings3,0303,8444,3354,7885,241
Dwellings112,064126,278140,514154,371167,269
Dwelling occupancy rate97.8097.5597.5297.5397.60

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 3.06 2035 Average household size: 3.07 2034 Average household size: 3.07 2033 Average household size: 3.08 2032 Average household size: 3.08 2031 Average household size: 3.09 2030 Average household size: 3.09 2029 Average household size: 3.10 2028 Average household size: 3.10 2027 Average household size: 3.11 2026 Average household size: 3.11 2025 Average household size: 3.11 2024 Average household size: 3.12 2023 Average household size: 3.12 2022 Average household size: 3.12 2021 Average household size: 3.12 2020 Average household size: 3.12 2019 Average household size: 3.13 2018 Average household size: 3.13 2017 Average household size: 3.13 2016 Average household size: 3.14 2036 Average household size: 3.06 2035 Average household size: 3.07 2034 Average household size: 3.07 2033 Average household size: 3.08 2032 Average household size: 3.08 2031 Average household size: 3.09 2030 Average household size: 3.09 2029 Average household size: 3.10 2028 Average household size: 3.10 2027 Average household size: 3.11 2026 Average household size: 3.11 2025 Average household size: 3.11 2024 Average household size: 3.12 2023 Average household size: 3.12 2022 Average household size: 3.12 2021 Average household size: 3.12 2020 Average household size: 3.12 2019 Average household size: 3.13 2018 Average household size: 3.13 2017 Average household size: 3.13 2036 Households: 163,257 2035 Households: 160,831 2034 Households: 158,295 2033 Households: 155,733 2032 Households: 153,140 2031 Households: 150,548 2030 Households: 147,925 2029 Households: 145,275 2028 Households: 142,543 2027 Households: 139,791 2026 Households: 137,032 2025 Households: 134,254 2024 Households: 131,497 2023 Households: 128,750 2022 Households: 125,974 2021 Households: 123,191 2020 Households: 120,295 2019 Households: 117,359 2018 Households: 114,673 2017 Households: 112,234 2016 Households: 109,594 2036 Total population: 505,278 2035 Total population: 498,705 2034 Total population: 491,238 2033 Total population: 484,167 2032 Total population: 476,995 2031 Total population: 469,824 2030 Total population: 462,472 2029 Total population: 454,592 2028 Total population: 446,744 2027 Total population: 438,577 2026 Total population: 430,299 2025 Total population: 422,145 2024 Total population: 413,607 2023 Total population: 405,331 2022 Total population: 396,871 2021 Total population: 388,386 2020 Total population: 379,725 2019 Total population: 370,108 2018 Total population: 361,819 2017 Total population: 354,018 2016 Total population: 347,592
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
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