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Cumberland CouncilPopulation forecast

South Wentworthville

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in South Wentworthville is forecast to grow from 2,172 in 2016 to 2,752 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 3.02 to 2.95 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in South Wentworthville. 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
South WentworthvilleForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population6,5007,4787,7587,9878,211
Change in population (5yrs)--977281229224
Average annual change--2.84%0.74%0.58%0.56%
Households2,1372,4742,5852,6902,793
Average household size3.023.002.982.952.92
Population in non private dwellings4545454545
Dwellings2,1722,5232,6402,7522,862
Dwelling occupancy rate98.3998.0697.9297.7597.59
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of South Wentworthville was estimated to be 6,500 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,487 people to 7,987 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.08%. This is based on an increase of over 553 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.02 to 2.95 by 2026.

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