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Golden Plains ShirePopulation forecast

South East

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in South East is forecast to grow from 503 in 2016 to 773 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 3.22 to 2.99 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in South East. 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 EastForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population1,5021,7151,9802,1892,412
Change in population (5yrs)--213265209223
Average annual change--2.68%2.92%2.03%1.95%
Households467559645720790
Average household size3.223.073.022.993.01
Population in non private dwellings00353535
Dwellings503602694773848
Dwelling occupancy rate92.8492.8692.9493.1493.16
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of South East was estimated to be 1,502 people. It is expected to increase by over 687 people to 2,189 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.84%. This is based on an increase of over 253 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.22 to 2.99 by 2026.

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