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Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Fawkner is forecast to grow from 5,070 in 2016 to 5,885 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.86 to 2.81 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Fawkner. 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
FawknerForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--822497377242
Average annual change--1.10%0.64%0.47%0.30%
Average household size2.862.882.872.842.81
Population in non private dwellings262262262262262
Dwelling occupancy rate98.7098.5598.4198.3298.33
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Fawkner was estimated to be 14,558 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,696 people to 16,254 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.11%. This is based on an increase of over 621 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.86 to 2.84 by 2026.

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