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Shellharbour City

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Shellharbour City. 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
Shellharbour CityForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population70,49275,95382,29386,82491,04594,877
Change in population (5yrs)--5,4616,3404,5314,2213,832
Average annual change--1.50%1.62%1.08%0.95%0.83%
Households25,59528,07130,59232,45734,14035,687
Average household size2.722.672.652.632.622.61
Population in non private dwellings8211,0051,2781,4381,6641,664
Dwellings26,58529,14531,78533,76635,56137,210
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2896.3196.2596.1296.0095.91

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.61 2040 Average household size: 2.61 2039 Average household size: 2.61 2038 Average household size: 2.62 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.62 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2016 Average household size: 2.72 2041 Average household size: 2.61 2040 Average household size: 2.61 2039 Average household size: 2.61 2038 Average household size: 2.62 2037 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.62 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.66 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2041 Households: 35,687 2040 Households: 35,409 2039 Households: 35,107 2038 Households: 34,793 2037 Households: 34,471 2036 Households: 34,141 2035 Households: 33,842 2034 Households: 33,523 2033 Households: 33,173 2032 Households: 32,816 2031 Households: 32,457 2030 Households: 32,102 2029 Households: 31,746 2028 Households: 31,403 2027 Households: 31,038 2026 Households: 30,592 2025 Households: 30,141 2024 Households: 29,657 2023 Households: 29,159 2022 Households: 28,644 2021 Households: 28,071 2020 Households: 27,452 2019 Households: 26,898 2018 Households: 26,511 2017 Households: 26,008 2016 Households: 25,598 2041 Total population: 94,877 2040 Total population: 94,195 2039 Total population: 93,440 2038 Total population: 92,657 2037 Total population: 91,866 2036 Total population: 91,045 2035 Total population: 90,085 2034 Total population: 89,338 2033 Total population: 88,504 2032 Total population: 87,661 2031 Total population: 86,824 2030 Total population: 85,827 2029 Total population: 84,996 2028 Total population: 84,218 2027 Total population: 83,391 2026 Total population: 82,293 2025 Total population: 81,187 2024 Total population: 80,031 2023 Total population: 78,815 2022 Total population: 77,564 2021 Total population: 75,953 2020 Total population: 74,391 2019 Total population: 73,031 2018 Total population: 72,363 2017 Total population: 71,278 2016 Total population: 70,492
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
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