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Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Park Avenue

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Park Avenue is forecast to grow from 2,381 in 2016 to 2,452 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.40 to 2.39 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Park Avenue. 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
Park AvenueForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population5,1815,2685,3425,4365,549
Change in population (5yrs)--877494113
Average annual change--0.33%0.28%0.35%0.41%
Households2,1262,1612,2012,2412,288
Average household size2.402.402.392.392.39
Population in non private dwellings7878787878
Dwellings2,3812,3952,4102,4272,452
Dwelling occupancy rate89.2990.2391.3392.3493.31
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Park Avenue was estimated to be 5,181 people. It is expected to increase by over 255 people to 5,436 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.48%. This is based on an increase of over 115 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.40 to 2.39 by 2026.

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