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Hastings River Canals

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area. 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
Hastings River CanalsForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,7942,8562,8552,8512,848
Change in population (5yrs)--62-2-4-3
Average annual change--0.44%-0.01%-0.03%-0.02%
Households1,3851,4211,4251,4271,425
Average household size1.991.991.981.971.98
Population in non private dwellings3333333333
Dwellings1,4971,5351,5401,5401,540
Dwelling occupancy rate92.5292.5792.5392.6692.53

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 1.97 2035 Average household size: 1.97 2034 Average household size: 1.97 2033 Average household size: 1.97 2032 Average household size: 1.97 2031 Average household size: 1.98 2030 Average household size: 1.98 2029 Average household size: 1.97 2028 Average household size: 1.97 2027 Average household size: 1.97 2026 Average household size: 1.98 2025 Average household size: 1.98 2024 Average household size: 1.97 2023 Average household size: 1.97 2022 Average household size: 1.97 2021 Average household size: 1.99 2020 Average household size: 1.98 2019 Average household size: 1.98 2018 Average household size: 1.98 2017 Average household size: 1.97 2016 Average household size: 1.99 2036 Average household size: 1.97 2035 Average household size: 1.97 2034 Average household size: 1.97 2033 Average household size: 1.97 2032 Average household size: 1.97 2031 Average household size: 1.98 2030 Average household size: 1.98 2029 Average household size: 1.97 2028 Average household size: 1.97 2027 Average household size: 1.97 2026 Average household size: 1.98 2025 Average household size: 1.98 2024 Average household size: 1.97 2023 Average household size: 1.97 2022 Average household size: 1.97 2021 Average household size: 1.99 2020 Average household size: 1.98 2019 Average household size: 1.98 2018 Average household size: 1.98 2017 Average household size: 1.97 2036 Households: 1,425 2035 Households: 1,425 2034 Households: 1,425 2033 Households: 1,425 2032 Households: 1,425 2031 Households: 1,425 2030 Households: 1,425 2029 Households: 1,425 2028 Households: 1,425 2027 Households: 1,425 2026 Households: 1,425 2025 Households: 1,425 2024 Households: 1,424 2023 Households: 1,423 2022 Households: 1,423 2021 Households: 1,421 2020 Households: 1,419 2019 Households: 1,415 2018 Households: 1,408 2017 Households: 1,398 2016 Households: 1,386 2036 Total population: 2,848 2035 Total population: 2,846 2034 Total population: 2,843 2033 Total population: 2,839 2032 Total population: 2,837 2031 Total population: 2,851 2030 Total population: 2,848 2029 Total population: 2,847 2028 Total population: 2,844 2027 Total population: 2,842 2026 Total population: 2,855 2025 Total population: 2,852 2024 Total population: 2,844 2023 Total population: 2,837 2022 Total population: 2,838 2021 Total population: 2,856 2020 Total population: 2,844 2019 Total population: 2,832 2018 Total population: 2,816 2017 Total population: 2,789 2016 Total population: 2,794
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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