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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Gosnells (Central)

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Gosnells (Central) is forecast to grow from 5,922 in 2016 to 7,842 in 2036, with the average household size rising from 2.39 to 2.40 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Gosnells (Central). 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 (Central)Forecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population13,37315,15116,11017,05617,665
Change in population (5yrs)--1,778959947609
Average annual change--2.53%1.24%1.15%0.70%
Households5,4796,0476,4316,8437,147
Average household size2.392.452.442.432.40
Population in non private dwellings280332407459511
Dwellings5,9226,5717,0257,5107,842
Dwelling occupancy rate92.5292.0391.5491.1291.14
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), August 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Gosnells (Central) was estimated to be 13,373 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,683 people to 17,056 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.46%. This is based on an increase of over 1,364 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.39 to 2.43 by 2026.

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