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Blue Mountains City CouncilPopulation forecast

Glenbrook - Lapstone

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Glenbrook - Lapstone is forecast to grow from 2,263 in 2016 to 2,337 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.77 to 2.71 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Glenbrook - Lapstone. 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
Glenbrook - LapstoneForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population6,1726,1556,1726,1956,226
Change in population (5yrs)---17172331
Average annual change---0.06%0.05%0.07%0.10%
Households2,2162,2352,2532,2712,289
Average household size2.772.742.722.712.70
Population in non private dwellings4141414141
Dwellings2,2632,2882,3132,3372,362
Dwelling occupancy rate97.9297.6897.4197.1896.91
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Glenbrook - Lapstone was estimated to be 6,172 people. It is expected to increase by over 23 people to 6,195 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.04%. This is based on an increase of over 55 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.77 to 2.71 by 2026.

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