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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast


Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Huntingdale is forecast to grow from 3,197 in 2016 to 3,995 in 2036, with the average household size rising from 2.86 to 2.86 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Huntingdale. 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
HuntingdaleForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--895968165143
Average annual change--1.91%1.88%0.30%0.26%
Average household size2.862.882.892.872.86
Population in non private dwellings2626262626
Dwelling occupancy rate98.1597.6997.5897.5897.57
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), August 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Huntingdale was estimated to be 8,998 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,028 people to 11,026 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.05%. This is based on an increase of over 688 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.86 to 2.87 by 2026.

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