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Shelley

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Shelley is forecast to grow from 1,858 in 2016 to 1,941 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.67 to 2.55 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Shelley. 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
ShelleyForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population4,6834,6664,6954,7674,8514,987
Change in population (5yrs)---17297384136
Average annual change---0.07%0.12%0.31%0.35%0.55%
Households1,7541,7961,8411,8731,9111,966
Average household size2.672.602.552.552.542.54
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings1,8581,8821,9071,9411,9802,038
Dwelling occupancy rate94.4095.4396.5496.5096.5296.47
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Shelley was estimated to be 4,683 people. It is expected to increase by over 84 people to 4,767 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.12%. This is based on an increase of over 119 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.67 to 2.55 by 2031.

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