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The number of dwellings in Williamstown North is forecast to grow from 1,811 in 2016 to 2,196 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.61 to 2.52 by 2041.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Williamstown North. 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|
|Williamstown North||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||135||503||208||0||15|
|Average annual change||--||0.58%||2.03%||0.78%||0.00%||0.05%|
|Average household size||2.61||2.60||2.60||2.58||2.54||2.52|
|Population in non private dwellings||91||181||181||181||181||181|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||95.80||95.80||95.87||95.78||95.85||95.81|
In 2016, the total population of Williamstown North was estimated to be 4,617 people. It is expected to increase by over 845 people to 5,462 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.69%. This is based on an increase of over 310 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.61 to 2.58 by 2026.
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