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City of KnoxPopulation forecast

Knoxfield

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Knoxfield is forecast to grow from 2,943 in 2016 to 3,498 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.75 to 2.67 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Knoxfield. 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
KnoxfieldForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population7,8328,1848,7378,9709,0159,075
Change in population (5yrs)--3525532344461
Average annual change--0.88%1.32%0.53%0.10%0.13%
Households2,8412,9963,2193,3273,3593,394
Average household size2.752.732.712.692.682.67
Population in non private dwellings777777
Dwellings2,9433,0873,3183,4283,4633,498
Dwelling occupancy rate96.5397.0597.0297.0597.0097.03
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Knoxfield was estimated to be 7,832 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,138 people to 8,970 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.37%. This is based on an increase of over 486 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.75 to 2.69 by 2026.

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