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City of Canada Bay CouncilPopulation forecast

Five Dock - Canada Bay

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Five Dock - Canada Bay is forecast to grow from 4,488 in 2016 to 5,922 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.55 to 2.51 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Five Dock - Canada Bay. 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
Five Dock - Canada BayForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population11,17711,67012,67314,42916,387
Change in population (5yrs)--4931,0031,7561,958
Average annual change--0.87%1.66%2.63%2.58%
Households4,3504,5825,0255,7166,485
Average household size2.552.532.502.512.51
Population in non private dwellings8888888888
Dwellings4,4884,7375,2065,9226,718
Dwelling occupancy rate96.9396.7396.5296.5296.53
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Five Dock - Canada Bay was estimated to be 11,177 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,252 people to 14,429 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.59%. This is based on an increase of over 1,366 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.55 to 2.51 by 2026.

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