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Mount Warrigal

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
Mount WarrigalForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population4,9654,9244,7984,8364,9355,052
Change in population (5yrs)---41-1263899117
Average annual change---0.17%-0.52%0.16%0.41%0.47%
Households1,8401,8701,8891,9091,9321,958
Average household size2.672.612.522.512.532.56
Population in non private dwellings444444444444
Dwellings1,8781,9101,9301,9501,9752,000
Dwelling occupancy rate97.9897.9197.8897.9097.8297.90

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: 2.56 2040 Average household size: 2.55 2039 Average household size: 2.55 2038 Average household size: 2.54 2037 Average household size: 2.54 2036 Average household size: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.51 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.53 2024 Average household size: 2.55 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.59 2021 Average household size: 2.61 2020 Average household size: 2.62 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.64 2017 Average household size: 2.66 2016 Average household size: 2.67 2041 Average household size: 2.56 2040 Average household size: 2.55 2039 Average household size: 2.55 2038 Average household size: 2.54 2037 Average household size: 2.54 2036 Average household size: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.51 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.53 2024 Average household size: 2.55 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.59 2021 Average household size: 2.61 2020 Average household size: 2.62 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.64 2017 Average household size: 2.66 2041 Households: 1,957 2040 Households: 1,952 2039 Households: 1,948 2038 Households: 1,943 2037 Households: 1,938 2036 Households: 1,933 2035 Households: 1,928 2034 Households: 1,923 2033 Households: 1,918 2032 Households: 1,913 2031 Households: 1,908 2030 Households: 1,905 2029 Households: 1,901 2028 Households: 1,897 2027 Households: 1,893 2026 Households: 1,889 2025 Households: 1,885 2024 Households: 1,881 2023 Households: 1,878 2022 Households: 1,874 2021 Households: 1,870 2020 Households: 1,867 2019 Households: 1,863 2018 Households: 1,855 2017 Households: 1,848 2016 Households: 1,840 2041 Total population: 5,052 2040 Total population: 5,031 2039 Total population: 5,009 2038 Total population: 4,985 2037 Total population: 4,960 2036 Total population: 4,935 2035 Total population: 4,914 2034 Total population: 4,894 2033 Total population: 4,874 2032 Total population: 4,856 2031 Total population: 4,836 2030 Total population: 4,825 2029 Total population: 4,813 2028 Total population: 4,802 2027 Total population: 4,797 2026 Total population: 4,798 2025 Total population: 4,817 2024 Total population: 4,839 2023 Total population: 4,863 2022 Total population: 4,894 2021 Total population: 4,924 2020 Total population: 4,932 2019 Total population: 4,947 2018 Total population: 4,948 2017 Total population: 4,962 2016 Total population: 4,965
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
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