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Northern Beaches CouncilPopulation forecast

Cromer

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Cromer is forecast to grow from 2,817 in 2016 to 3,232 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.96 to 2.93 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Cromer. 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
CromerForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population7,9778,2908,4898,6888,8999,108
Change in population (5yrs)--313199199210209
Average annual change--0.77%0.48%0.47%0.48%0.47%
Households2,6772,7772,8652,9433,0193,095
Average household size2.962.972.952.942.932.93
Population in non private dwellings494949494949
Dwellings2,8172,9122,9923,0723,1523,232
Dwelling occupancy rate95.0395.3695.7695.8095.7895.76
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Cromer was estimated to be 7,977 people. It is expected to increase by over 711 people to 8,688 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.86%. This is based on an increase of over 266 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.96 to 2.94 by 2026.

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