Penrith City CouncilPopulation forecast

This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Penrith City

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2036, the population for Penrith City is forecast to increase by 56,791 persons (28.20% growth), at an average annual change of 1.25%.

This table summarises the population for Penrith City and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Penrith CityForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
Penrith City201,404219,315232,754245,683258,195+56,791+1.25
Cambridge Park6,8896,9997,0787,2627,515+626+0.44
Claremont Meadows4,9205,0064,9384,9324,955+35+0.04
Emu Heights3,3623,2583,2733,3023,349-13-0.02
Emu Plains8,6218,9099,1379,3719,643+1,022+0.56
Erskine Park6,5956,4636,5026,6216,807+212+0.16
Glenmore Park23,67924,94924,40224,03823,815+136+0.03
Llandilo - Berkshire Park3,8943,9253,9713,9974,016+122+0.15
Londonderry - Castlereagh - Agnes Banks5,7045,7365,8145,9356,062+358+0.30
North St Marys4,0404,1634,2134,3354,446+406+0.48
Orchard Hills - Rural South5,0575,0694,9744,9314,922-134-0.13
Oxley Park3,0763,2153,3493,5113,669+593+0.89
Penrith Lakes131,0124,9349,57913,779+13,766+41.48
Regentville - Mulgoa - Wallacia4,0714,5894,6904,7964,913+842+0.94
South Penrith12,07012,04112,25012,61613,040+970+0.39
St Clair20,37720,18220,13620,12720,244-133-0.03
St Marys12,73914,32915,64416,95318,157+5,417+1.79
St Marys Release Area - Jordan Springs5,3179,44611,13410,91810,634+5,317+3.53
Werrington Downs - Werrington County - Cambridge Gardens9,0339,0649,0669,1699,402+369+0.20

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.