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City of CanningPopulation forecast

City of Canning

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Canning is forecast to grow from 35,855 in 2016 to 48,449 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.78 to 2.68 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Canning. 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
City of CanningForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--6,1076,0176,0376,2396,960
Average annual change--1.27%1.18%1.12%1.09%1.15%
Average household size2.782.752.722.702.682.68
Population in non private dwellings7269099199599991,059
Dwelling occupancy rate93.3394.3895.4495.5595.5995.59
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Canning was estimated to be 93,595 people. It is expected to increase by over 18,161 people to 111,756 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.19%. This is based on an increase of over 7,552 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.78 to 2.70 by 2031.

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