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Campbelltown City CouncilPopulation forecast


Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Campbelltown is forecast to grow from 3,720 in 2016 to 5,654 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.32 to 2.26 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Campbelltown. 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
CampbelltownForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--1,3651,120678404327
Average annual change--3.09%2.22%1.23%0.70%0.55%
Average household size2.322.322.302.302.282.26
Population in non private dwellings266266306336336336
Dwelling occupancy rate92.8892.9092.8892.8992.8992.89
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Campbelltown was estimated to be 8,296 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,163 people to 11,459 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.18%. This is based on an increase of over 1,379 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.32 to 2.30 by 2031.

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