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City of MandurahPopulation forecast

City of Mandurah

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in City of Mandurah is forecast to grow from 41,252 in 2016 to 58,443 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.41 to 2.38 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Mandurah. 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 MandurahForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--11,81810,2437,9016,816
Average annual change--2.69%2.07%1.46%1.18%
Average household size2.412.422.412.392.38
Population in non private dwellings8421,1421,3421,5021,622
Dwelling occupancy rate82.6483.4184.2084.7785.14
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of City of Mandurah was estimated to be 83,099 people. It is expected to increase by over 29,962 people to 113,061 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.13%. This is based on an increase of over 12,491 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.41 to 2.39 by 2026.

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