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City of BurnsidePopulation forecast

City of Burnside

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in City of Burnside is forecast to grow from 19,417 in 2016 to 22,285 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.46 to 2.40 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Burnside. 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
City of BurnsideForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population45,21647,19449,02649,84150,39051,035
Change in population (5yrs)--1,9781,832815549645
Average annual change--0.86%0.76%0.33%0.22%0.25%
Households17,97218,72719,64320,12920,45220,788
Average household size2.462.462.432.422.402.40
Population in non private dwellings9741,2101,2101,2101,2101,210
Dwellings19,41720,13821,05721,58621,93022,285
Dwelling occupancy rate92.5692.9993.2893.2593.2693.28
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), September 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of City of Burnside was estimated to be 45,216 people. It is expected to increase by over 4,625 people to 49,841 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.98%. This is based on an increase of over 2,157 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.46 to 2.42 by 2026.

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