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Waterways

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Waterways is forecast to grow from 752 in 2016 to 764 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 3.45 to 3.19 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Waterways. 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
WaterwaysForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,5942,5392,4392,4252,436
Change in population (5yrs)---55-100-1411
Average annual change---0.43%-0.80%-0.11%0.09%
Households751765763764763
Average household size3.453.323.203.173.19
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings752764764764764
Dwelling occupancy rate99.87100.1399.87100.0099.87
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Waterways was estimated to be 2,594 people. It is expected to decrease by over 169 people to 2,425 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of -0.67%. This is based on an increase of over 13 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.45 to 3.17 by 2026.

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