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West Pinjarra Strategic Growth Area

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Shire of Murray. 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
West Pinjarra Strategic Growth AreaForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population3103705871,8946,40013,961
Change in population (5yrs)--602171,3074,5077,561
Average annual change--3.61%9.66%26.39%27.58%16.88%
Households1021292056422,1494,703
Average household size3.042.872.862.952.982.97
Population in non private dwellings000000
Dwellings1151432236832,2324,887
Dwelling occupancy rate88.7090.2191.9394.0096.2896.23

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.97 2040 Average household size: 2.97 2039 Average household size: 2.98 2038 Average household size: 2.98 2037 Average household size: 2.98 2036 Average household size: 2.98 2035 Average household size: 2.98 2034 Average household size: 2.97 2033 Average household size: 2.96 2032 Average household size: 2.95 2031 Average household size: 2.94 2030 Average household size: 2.93 2029 Average household size: 2.91 2028 Average household size: 2.90 2027 Average household size: 2.88 2026 Average household size: 2.85 2025 Average household size: 2.82 2024 Average household size: 2.83 2023 Average household size: 2.83 2022 Average household size: 2.87 2021 Average household size: 2.87 2020 Average household size: 2.88 2019 Average household size: 2.92 2018 Average household size: 2.94 2017 Average household size: 2.98 2016 Average household size: 3.05 2041 Average household size: 2.97 2040 Average household size: 2.97 2039 Average household size: 2.98 2038 Average household size: 2.98 2037 Average household size: 2.98 2036 Average household size: 2.98 2035 Average household size: 2.98 2034 Average household size: 2.97 2033 Average household size: 2.96 2032 Average household size: 2.95 2031 Average household size: 2.94 2030 Average household size: 2.93 2029 Average household size: 2.91 2028 Average household size: 2.90 2027 Average household size: 2.88 2026 Average household size: 2.85 2025 Average household size: 2.82 2024 Average household size: 2.83 2023 Average household size: 2.83 2022 Average household size: 2.87 2021 Average household size: 2.87 2020 Average household size: 2.88 2019 Average household size: 2.92 2018 Average household size: 2.94 2017 Average household size: 2.98 2041 Households: 4,703 2040 Households: 4,145 2039 Households: 3,587 2038 Households: 3,053 2037 Households: 2,571 2036 Households: 2,148 2035 Households: 1,764 2034 Households: 1,421 2033 Households: 1,117 2032 Households: 860 2031 Households: 644 2030 Households: 495 2029 Households: 393 2028 Households: 330 2027 Households: 268 2026 Households: 206 2025 Households: 153 2024 Households: 147 2023 Households: 141 2022 Households: 135 2021 Households: 129 2020 Households: 123 2019 Households: 117 2018 Households: 111 2017 Households: 105 2016 Households: 101 2041 Total population: 13,961 2040 Total population: 12,321 2039 Total population: 10,675 2038 Total population: 9,093 2037 Total population: 7,663 2036 Total population: 6,400 2035 Total population: 5,252 2034 Total population: 4,223 2033 Total population: 3,310 2032 Total population: 2,542 2031 Total population: 1,894 2030 Total population: 1,447 2029 Total population: 1,146 2028 Total population: 957 2027 Total population: 771 2026 Total population: 587 2025 Total population: 432 2024 Total population: 417 2023 Total population: 400 2022 Total population: 388 2021 Total population: 370 2020 Total population: 354 2019 Total population: 342 2018 Total population: 327 2017 Total population: 315 2016 Total population: 310
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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