Fraser Coast Regional
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional is forecast to grow from 48,936 in 2016 to 63,557 in 2026, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.33 to 2.33 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional. 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|
|Fraser Coast Regional||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||9,614||11,056||11,718||11,759|
|Average annual change||--||1.80%||1.89%||1.83%||1.68%|
|Average household size||2.33||2.33||2.33||2.33||2.33|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,987||2,647||2,647||2,647||2,647|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||88.67||89.03||89.38||89.66||89.86|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, November 2017.
In 2016, the total population of the Fraser Coast Regional was estimated to be 102,953 people. It is expected to increase by over 20,600 people to 123,623 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.85%. This is based on an increase of over 13,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.33 to 2.33 by 2026.