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Campbelltown City CouncilPopulation forecast

Campbelltown City Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Campbelltown City Council is forecast to grow from 21,722 in 2016 to 31,313 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.48 to 2.39 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Campbelltown City Council. 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
Campbelltown City CouncilForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--3,7494,5704,1093,7613,585
Average annual change--1.42%1.61%1.34%1.15%1.04%
Average household size2.482.442.422.412.402.39
Population in non private dwellings758758798828858878
Dwelling occupancy rate93.7493.7593.7593.7693.7793.79
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2021.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Campbelltown City Council was estimated to be 51,265 people. It is expected to increase by over 12,428 people to 63,693 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.46%. This is based on an increase of over 5,726 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.48 to 2.41 by 2031.

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