Shire of HarveyPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Shire of Harvey

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Shire of Harvey is forecast to grow from 11,079 in 2016 to 13,507 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.69 to 2.64 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Shire of Harvey. 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
Shire of HarveyForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population27,02929,66232,42135,06636,99238,699
Change in population (5yrs)--2,6332,7582,6451,9261,706
Average annual change--1.88%1.79%1.58%1.08%0.91%
Households10,00111,07312,21013,29214,13614,911
Average household size2.692.672.642.622.602.58
Population in non private dwellings120140190240290290
Dwellings11,07912,25213,50714,72415,67516,545
Dwelling occupancy rate90.2790.3890.4090.2790.1890.12

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.58 2040 Average household size: 2.58 2039 Average household size: 2.58 2038 Average household size: 2.59 2037 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.62 2030 Average household size: 2.62 2029 Average household size: 2.63 2028 Average household size: 2.63 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.64 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.69 2016 Average household size: 2.69 2041 Average household size: 2.58 2040 Average household size: 2.58 2039 Average household size: 2.58 2038 Average household size: 2.59 2037 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.62 2030 Average household size: 2.62 2029 Average household size: 2.63 2028 Average household size: 2.63 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.64 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.69 2041 Households: 14,910 2040 Households: 14,755 2039 Households: 14,600 2038 Households: 14,445 2037 Households: 14,291 2036 Households: 14,137 2035 Households: 13,983 2034 Households: 13,827 2033 Households: 13,665 2032 Households: 13,488 2031 Households: 13,295 2030 Households: 13,093 2029 Households: 12,879 2028 Households: 12,658 2027 Households: 12,435 2026 Households: 12,211 2025 Households: 11,984 2024 Households: 11,757 2023 Households: 11,528 2022 Households: 11,299 2021 Households: 11,071 2020 Households: 10,845 2019 Households: 10,618 2018 Households: 10,396 2017 Households: 10,185 2016 Households: 10,003 2041 Total population: 38,699 2040 Total population: 38,357 2039 Total population: 38,008 2038 Total population: 37,662 2037 Total population: 37,315 2036 Total population: 36,992 2035 Total population: 36,647 2034 Total population: 36,306 2033 Total population: 35,880 2032 Total population: 35,479 2031 Total population: 35,066 2030 Total population: 34,571 2029 Total population: 34,058 2028 Total population: 33,541 2027 Total population: 33,003 2026 Total population: 32,421 2025 Total population: 31,871 2024 Total population: 31,320 2023 Total population: 30,722 2022 Total population: 30,164 2021 Total population: 29,662 2020 Total population: 29,123 2019 Total population: 28,596 2018 Total population: 28,083 2017 Total population: 27,487 2016 Total population: 27,029
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

1Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the Shire of Harvey was estimated to be 27,029 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,300 people to 32,421 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.84%. This is based on an increase of over 2,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.69 to 2.64 by 2026.

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