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City of KalamundaPopulation forecast

City of Kalamunda

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Kalamunda is forecast to grow from 22,913 in 2016 to 28,015 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.68 to 2.61 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Kalamunda. 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
City of KalamundaForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--1,3642,7423,2652,4812,361
Average annual change--0.46%0.89%1.01%0.73%0.67%
Average household size2.682.652.642.632.622.61
Population in non private dwellings7668601,0351,1571,1571,157
Dwelling occupancy rate95.0595.3395.8895.8995.9295.95
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2021.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Kalamunda was estimated to be 59,194 people. It is expected to increase by over 7,371 people to 66,565 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.18%. This is based on an increase of over 3,099 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.68 to 2.63 by 2026.

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