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Liverpool City CouncilPopulation forecast

Busby

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Busby is forecast to grow from 1,409 in 2016 to 1,543 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 3.26 to 3.01 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Busby. 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
BusbyForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population4,4654,4524,4864,4994,5094,524
Change in population (5yrs)---123314915
Average annual change---0.05%0.15%0.06%0.04%0.07%
Households1,3681,3971,4261,4531,4771,501
Average household size3.263.193.153.103.053.01
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings1,4091,4361,4661,4931,5181,543
Dwelling occupancy rate97.0997.2897.2797.3297.3097.28
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Busby was estimated to be 4,465 people. It is expected to increase by over 34 people to 4,499 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.08%. This is based on an increase of over 85 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.26 to 3.10 by 2026.

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