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Mosman Municipal CouncilPopulation forecast

Mosman Municipal Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Mosman Municipal Council is forecast to grow from 13,265 in 2016 to 14,298 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.37 to 2.31 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Mosman Municipal Council. 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
Mosman Municipal CouncilForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population30,48931,06331,40031,77032,125
Change in population (5yrs)--573337370355
Average annual change--0.37%0.22%0.23%0.22%
Households12,69513,01113,28313,51913,708
Average household size2.372.362.332.322.31
Population in non private dwellings405405405405405
Dwellings13,26513,57013,85514,10314,298
Dwelling occupancy rate95.7095.8895.8795.8695.87
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Mosman Municipal Council was estimated to be 30,489 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,281 people to 31,770 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.41%. This is based on an increase of over 824 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.37 to 2.32 by 2026.

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