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The number of dwellings in City of Greater Geelong is forecast to grow from 106,568 in 2016 to 176,622 in 2041, with the average household size rising from 2.43 to 2.43 by 2041.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Greater Geelong. 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|
|City of Greater Geelong||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||29,453||29,732||31,711||30,586||32,203|
|Average annual change||--||2.35%||2.12%||2.04%||1.79%||1.72%|
|Average household size||2.43||2.44||2.44||2.44||2.44||2.43|
|Population in non private dwellings||6,409||6,972||7,356||7,776||8,219||8,219|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||89.93||89.73||89.39||89.35||89.41||89.52|
In 2016, the total population of City of Greater Geelong was estimated to be 239,531 people. It is expected to increase by over 90,897 people to 330,428 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.27%. This is based on an increase of over 36,492 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.43 to 2.44 by 2026.
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