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Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Norman Gardens

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Norman Gardens is forecast to grow from 4,074 in 2016 to 5,784 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.68 to 2.62 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Norman Gardens. 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
Norman GardensForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population10,20611,69512,78913,81514,495
Change in population (5yrs)--1,4891,0941,027679
Average annual change--2.76%1.80%1.56%0.96%
Households3,7244,3534,7615,1675,461
Average household size2.682.642.642.632.62
Population in non private dwellings212212212212212
Dwellings4,0744,7115,0975,4745,784
Dwelling occupancy rate91.4192.4093.4194.3994.42
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Norman Gardens was estimated to be 10,206 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,609 people to 13,815 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.07%. This is based on an increase of over 1,443 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.68 to 2.63 by 2026.

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