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Padstow - Padstow Heights

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Padstow - Padstow Heights is forecast to grow from 6,361 in 2016 to 7,266 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.76 to 2.76 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Padstow - Padstow Heights. 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
Padstow - Padstow HeightsForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--378495651774
Average annual change--0.43%0.55%0.70%0.81%
Average household size2.762.752.742.752.76
Population in non private dwellings229242242242242
Dwelling occupancy rate97.5697.0496.9596.9496.96
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Padstow - Padstow Heights was estimated to be 17,360 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,524 people to 18,884 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.85%. This is based on an increase of over 581 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.76 to 2.75 by 2026.

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