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Burnside

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Burnside is forecast to grow from 1,645 in 2016 to 2,483 in 2051, with the average household size falling from 3.10 to 2.89 by 2051.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Burnside. The period 2016 to 2031, 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
BurnsideForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population4,9435,8507,0347,1667,1087,0446,9886,953
Change in population (5yrs)--9071,184133-59-63-56-35
Average annual change--3.43%3.76%0.37%-0.16%-0.18%-0.16%-0.10%
Households1,5601,8952,2372,2962,3062,3192,3312,342
Average household size3.103.013.063.043.002.962.922.89
Population in non private dwellings108144178178178178178178
Dwellings1,6451,9992,3592,4232,4382,4532,4682,483
Dwelling occupancy rate94.8394.8094.8394.7694.5994.5494.4594.32
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Burnside was estimated to be 4,943 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,223 people to 7,166 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.51%. This is based on an increase of over 736 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.10 to 3.04 by 2031.

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