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Campbelltown City CouncilPopulation forecast


Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Campbelltown is forecast to grow from 5,502 in 2016 to 11,753 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.39 to 2.49 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Campbelltown. 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
CampbelltownForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--4,6325,2464,9513,753
Average annual change--6.35%5.39%4.02%2.58%
Average household size2.392.452.482.492.48
Population in non private dwellings463463463463463
Dwelling occupancy rate94.0093.5093.1093.1093.10
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Campbelltown was estimated to be 12,845 people. It is expected to increase by over 14,829 people to 27,674 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 7.98%. This is based on an increase of over 5,770 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.39 to 2.49 by 2026.

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