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Camden CouncilPopulation forecast

Camden Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Camden Council is forecast to grow from 26,500 in 2016 to 79,631 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 3.08 to 3.01 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Camden Council. 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
Camden CouncilForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--42,44938,52236,25735,594
Average annual change--8.84%5.60%4.14%3.37%
Average household size3.
Population in non private dwellings5808869461,0061,006
Dwelling occupancy rate97.7696.8796.7696.7996.82
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Camden Council was estimated to be 80,477 people. It is expected to increase by over 117,228 people to 197,705 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 9.40%. This is based on an increase of over 38,725 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.08 to 3.04 by 2026.

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