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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Gosnells (Balance)

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Gosnells (Balance) is forecast to grow from 2,730 in 2016 to 4,984 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.93 to 2.94 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Gosnells (Balance). 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
Gosnells (Balance)Forecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population7,4487,80810,61013,55814,784
Change in population (5yrs)--3602,8012,9491,226
Average annual change--0.95%6.32%5.03%1.75%
Households2,5432,7103,6354,6095,044
Average household size2.932.882.922.942.93
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings2,7302,9153,9534,9845,424
Dwelling occupancy rate93.1592.9791.9692.4892.99
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Gosnells (Balance) was estimated to be 7,448 people. It is expected to increase by over 6,110 people to 13,558 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 6.17%. This is based on an increase of over 2,066 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.93 to 2.94 by 2026.

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