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Bibra Lake (West)

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Bibra Lake (West) is forecast to grow from 775 in 2016 to 927 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.85 to 2.73 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bibra Lake (West). 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
Bibra Lake (West)Forecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population2,1492,1742,2432,3352,4112,470
Change in population (5yrs)--2569927659
Average annual change--0.23%0.63%0.81%0.64%0.48%
Households753778812849880905
Average household size2.852.792.762.752.742.73
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings775798832870902927
Dwelling occupancy rate97.1697.4997.6097.5997.5697.63
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Bibra Lake (West) was estimated to be 2,149 people. It is expected to increase by over 186 people to 2,335 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.55%. This is based on an increase of over 96 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.85 to 2.75 by 2031.

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