Hilltops Council areaPopulation 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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Hilltops Council area

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Hilltops Council area. 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
Hilltops Council areaForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population18,84118,93819,17419,51419,922
Change in population (5yrs)--97236340408
Average annual change--0.10%0.25%0.35%0.41%
Households7,8918,0818,2878,5008,718
Average household size2.352.312.282.262.25
Population in non private dwellings268272280318318
Dwellings8,9999,2329,4769,7269,976
Dwelling occupancy rate87.6987.5387.4587.3987.39

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.25 2035 Average household size: 2.25 2034 Average household size: 2.25 2033 Average household size: 2.25 2032 Average household size: 2.26 2031 Average household size: 2.26 2030 Average household size: 2.26 2029 Average household size: 2.27 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.27 2026 Average household size: 2.28 2025 Average household size: 2.29 2024 Average household size: 2.29 2023 Average household size: 2.30 2022 Average household size: 2.31 2021 Average household size: 2.31 2020 Average household size: 2.32 2019 Average household size: 2.33 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.35 2016 Average household size: 2.35 2036 Average household size: 2.25 2035 Average household size: 2.25 2034 Average household size: 2.25 2033 Average household size: 2.25 2032 Average household size: 2.26 2031 Average household size: 2.26 2030 Average household size: 2.26 2029 Average household size: 2.27 2028 Average household size: 2.27 2027 Average household size: 2.27 2026 Average household size: 2.28 2025 Average household size: 2.29 2024 Average household size: 2.29 2023 Average household size: 2.30 2022 Average household size: 2.31 2021 Average household size: 2.31 2020 Average household size: 2.32 2019 Average household size: 2.33 2018 Average household size: 2.34 2017 Average household size: 2.35 2036 Households: 8,718 2035 Households: 8,674 2034 Households: 8,631 2033 Households: 8,588 2032 Households: 8,544 2031 Households: 8,501 2030 Households: 8,458 2029 Households: 8,414 2028 Households: 8,370 2027 Households: 8,329 2026 Households: 8,288 2025 Households: 8,246 2024 Households: 8,204 2023 Households: 8,163 2022 Households: 8,121 2021 Households: 8,081 2020 Households: 8,042 2019 Households: 8,001 2018 Households: 7,962 2017 Households: 7,926 2016 Households: 7,892 2036 Total population: 19,922 2035 Total population: 19,837 2034 Total population: 19,750 2033 Total population: 19,664 2032 Total population: 19,586 2031 Total population: 19,514 2030 Total population: 19,444 2029 Total population: 19,382 2028 Total population: 19,310 2027 Total population: 19,241 2026 Total population: 19,174 2025 Total population: 19,127 2024 Total population: 19,078 2023 Total population: 19,046 2022 Total population: 18,993 2021 Total population: 18,938 2020 Total population: 18,923 2019 Total population: 18,895 2018 Total population: 18,877 2017 Total population: 18,861 2016 Total population: 18,841
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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