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Westport

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
WestportForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population7,4027,3987,4717,4917,596
Change in population (5yrs)---47420105
Average annual change---0.01%0.20%0.05%0.28%
Households3,1823,2873,3773,4243,463
Average household size2.202.132.082.052.05
Population in non private dwellings406406456456506
Dwellings3,5903,6903,7743,8093,835
Dwelling occupancy rate88.6489.0889.4889.8990.30

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: 2.05 2035 Average household size: 2.05 2034 Average household size: 2.05 2033 Average household size: 2.05 2032 Average household size: 2.05 2031 Average household size: 2.05 2030 Average household size: 2.06 2029 Average household size: 2.06 2028 Average household size: 2.07 2027 Average household size: 2.07 2026 Average household size: 2.08 2025 Average household size: 2.08 2024 Average household size: 2.09 2023 Average household size: 2.10 2022 Average household size: 2.11 2021 Average household size: 2.13 2020 Average household size: 2.14 2019 Average household size: 2.16 2018 Average household size: 2.18 2017 Average household size: 2.19 2016 Average household size: 2.20 2036 Average household size: 2.05 2035 Average household size: 2.05 2034 Average household size: 2.05 2033 Average household size: 2.05 2032 Average household size: 2.05 2031 Average household size: 2.05 2030 Average household size: 2.06 2029 Average household size: 2.06 2028 Average household size: 2.07 2027 Average household size: 2.07 2026 Average household size: 2.08 2025 Average household size: 2.08 2024 Average household size: 2.09 2023 Average household size: 2.10 2022 Average household size: 2.11 2021 Average household size: 2.13 2020 Average household size: 2.14 2019 Average household size: 2.16 2018 Average household size: 2.18 2017 Average household size: 2.19 2036 Households: 3,462 2035 Households: 3,455 2034 Households: 3,447 2033 Households: 3,439 2032 Households: 3,432 2031 Households: 3,423 2030 Households: 3,414 2029 Households: 3,405 2028 Households: 3,395 2027 Households: 3,386 2026 Households: 3,377 2025 Households: 3,367 2024 Households: 3,349 2023 Households: 3,329 2022 Households: 3,308 2021 Households: 3,287 2020 Households: 3,266 2019 Households: 3,245 2018 Households: 3,225 2017 Households: 3,204 2016 Households: 3,183 2036 Total population: 7,596 2035 Total population: 7,584 2034 Total population: 7,571 2033 Total population: 7,559 2032 Total population: 7,551 2031 Total population: 7,491 2030 Total population: 7,485 2029 Total population: 7,477 2028 Total population: 7,471 2027 Total population: 7,473 2026 Total population: 7,471 2025 Total population: 7,470 2024 Total population: 7,455 2023 Total population: 7,451 2022 Total population: 7,443 2021 Total population: 7,398 2020 Total population: 7,402 2019 Total population: 7,423 2018 Total population: 7,447 2017 Total population: 7,418 2016 Total population: 7,402
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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