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City of PlayfordPopulation forecast

Playford North Extension

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Playford North Extension is forecast to grow from 5,348 in 2016 to 10,730 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.97 to 2.84 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Playford North Extension. 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
Playford North ExtensionForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population14,82419,22423,90527,67829,880
Change in population (5yrs)--4,4004,6823,7732,202
Average annual change--5.34%4.46%2.97%1.54%
Households4,9996,4938,0619,45210,407
Average household size2.972.952.942.892.84
Population in non private dwellings0100217327327
Dwellings5,3486,8208,4139,80910,730
Dwelling occupancy rate93.4795.2195.8296.3696.99
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Playford North Extension was estimated to be 14,824 people. It is expected to increase by over 12,854 people to 27,678 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 6.44%. This is based on an increase of over 4,453 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.97 to 2.89 by 2026.

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