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City of JoondalupPopulation forecast

City of Joondalup

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Joondalup is forecast to grow from 60,689 in 2016 to 71,173 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.74 to 2.62 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Joondalup. The period 2016 to 2031, 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
City of JoondalupForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population160,995162,737166,896171,182176,153181,841
Change in population (5yrs)--1,7424,1584,2864,9715,689
Average annual change--0.22%0.51%0.51%0.57%0.64%
Households58,19159,80362,07864,21566,43268,735
Average household size2.742.692.662.642.632.62
Population in non private dwellings1,4251,6631,7431,7431,7431,743
Dwellings60,68962,41464,46866,45368,75471,173
Dwelling occupancy rate95.8895.8296.2996.6396.6296.57
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Joondalup was estimated to be 160,995 people. It is expected to increase by over 10,187 people to 171,182 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.41%. This is based on an increase of over 6,024 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.74 to 2.64 by 2031.

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