Fairfield CityPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Fairfield City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Fairfield City is forecast to grow from 63,499 in 2016 to 71,801 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 3.29 to 3.22 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Fairfield City. 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
Fairfield CityForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population206,436218,610227,297235,887245,145
Change in population (5yrs)--12,1748,6878,5899,259
Average annual change--1.15%0.78%0.74%0.77%
Households62,36966,53169,97673,28576,629
Average household size3.293.253.223.193.17
Population in non private dwellings1,4302,1182,2782,4382,590
Dwellings63,49968,03971,80175,32778,797
Dwelling occupancy rate98.2297.7897.4697.2997.25

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 3.17 2035 Average household size: 3.17 2034 Average household size: 3.17 2033 Average household size: 3.18 2032 Average household size: 3.18 2031 Average household size: 3.19 2030 Average household size: 3.19 2029 Average household size: 3.20 2028 Average household size: 3.20 2027 Average household size: 3.21 2026 Average household size: 3.22 2025 Average household size: 3.22 2024 Average household size: 3.23 2023 Average household size: 3.24 2022 Average household size: 3.25 2021 Average household size: 3.25 2020 Average household size: 3.26 2019 Average household size: 3.27 2018 Average household size: 3.27 2017 Average household size: 3.28 2016 Average household size: 3.29 2036 Average household size: 3.17 2035 Average household size: 3.17 2034 Average household size: 3.17 2033 Average household size: 3.18 2032 Average household size: 3.18 2031 Average household size: 3.19 2030 Average household size: 3.19 2029 Average household size: 3.20 2028 Average household size: 3.20 2027 Average household size: 3.21 2026 Average household size: 3.22 2025 Average household size: 3.22 2024 Average household size: 3.23 2023 Average household size: 3.24 2022 Average household size: 3.25 2021 Average household size: 3.25 2020 Average household size: 3.26 2019 Average household size: 3.27 2018 Average household size: 3.27 2017 Average household size: 3.28 2036 Households: 76,624 2035 Households: 75,951 2034 Households: 75,282 2033 Households: 74,614 2032 Households: 73,947 2031 Households: 73,287 2030 Households: 72,637 2029 Households: 71,996 2028 Households: 71,333 2027 Households: 70,673 2026 Households: 69,981 2025 Households: 69,299 2024 Households: 68,620 2023 Households: 67,943 2022 Households: 67,280 2021 Households: 66,527 2020 Households: 65,642 2019 Households: 64,698 2018 Households: 63,784 2017 Households: 63,012 2016 Households: 62,369 2036 Total population: 245,145 2035 Total population: 243,059 2034 Total population: 241,201 2033 Total population: 239,376 2032 Total population: 237,633 2031 Total population: 235,887 2030 Total population: 234,062 2029 Total population: 232,401 2028 Total population: 230,672 2027 Total population: 229,022 2026 Total population: 227,297 2025 Total population: 225,423 2024 Total population: 223,744 2023 Total population: 222,084 2022 Total population: 220,537 2021 Total population: 218,610 2020 Total population: 215,677 2019 Total population: 212,944 2018 Total population: 210,334 2017 Total population: 208,232 2016 Total population: 206,436
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Fairfield City was estimated to be 206,436 people. It is expected to increase by over 20,800 people to 227,297 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.97%. This is based on an increase of over 10,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.29 to 3.22 by 2026.

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