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City of RydePopulation forecast

City of Ryde

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in City of Ryde is forecast to grow from 46,464 in 2016 to 77,055 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.67 to 2.54 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Ryde. 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
City of RydeForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population121,270145,108163,481175,758182,923189,487
Change in population (5yrs)--23,83818,37212,2787,1656,564
Average annual change--3.65%2.41%1.46%0.80%0.71%
Households44,16553,40061,21266,61070,01472,987
Average household size2.672.652.612.582.562.54
Population in non private dwellings3,3293,6733,6733,9713,9714,269
Dwellings46,46456,21364,44570,26073,89577,055
Dwelling occupancy rate95.0595.0094.9894.8194.7594.72
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of City of Ryde was estimated to be 121,270 people. It is expected to increase by over 54,488 people to 175,758 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.78%. This is based on an increase of over 22,445 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.67 to 2.58 by 2026.

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