City of South PerthPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of South Perth

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of South Perth. 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 South PerthForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population44,10046,70349,13454,28260,10765,842
Change in population (5yrs)--2,6032,4315,1485,8255,735
Average annual change--1.15%1.02%2.01%2.06%1.84%
Households18,49119,67720,75022,96725,47428,040
Average household size2.292.272.262.262.262.26
Population in non private dwellings1,7612,0782,2102,3602,5102,510
Dwellings20,28621,75522,82225,07027,60130,177
Dwelling occupancy rate91.1590.4590.9291.6192.2992.92

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2018.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.26 2040 Average household size: 2.26 2039 Average household size: 2.26 2038 Average household size: 2.26 2037 Average household size: 2.26 2036 Average household size: 2.26 2035 Average household size: 2.26 2034 Average household size: 2.26 2033 Average household size: 2.26 2032 Average household size: 2.26 2031 Average household size: 2.26 2030 Average household size: 2.26 2029 Average household size: 2.26 2028 Average household size: 2.26 2027 Average household size: 2.26 2026 Average household size: 2.26 2025 Average household size: 2.26 2024 Average household size: 2.26 2023 Average household size: 2.27 2022 Average household size: 2.27 2021 Average household size: 2.27 2020 Average household size: 2.27 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2016 Average household size: 2.29 2041 Average household size: 2.26 2040 Average household size: 2.26 2039 Average household size: 2.26 2038 Average household size: 2.26 2037 Average household size: 2.26 2036 Average household size: 2.26 2035 Average household size: 2.26 2034 Average household size: 2.26 2033 Average household size: 2.26 2032 Average household size: 2.26 2031 Average household size: 2.26 2030 Average household size: 2.26 2029 Average household size: 2.26 2028 Average household size: 2.26 2027 Average household size: 2.26 2026 Average household size: 2.26 2025 Average household size: 2.26 2024 Average household size: 2.26 2023 Average household size: 2.27 2022 Average household size: 2.27 2021 Average household size: 2.27 2020 Average household size: 2.27 2019 Average household size: 2.27 2018 Average household size: 2.27 2017 Average household size: 2.28 2041 Households: 28,041 2040 Households: 27,513 2039 Households: 26,988 2038 Households: 26,471 2037 Households: 25,968 2036 Households: 25,471 2035 Households: 24,964 2034 Households: 24,455 2033 Households: 23,947 2032 Households: 23,446 2031 Households: 22,963 2030 Households: 22,485 2029 Households: 22,020 2028 Households: 21,565 2027 Households: 21,138 2026 Households: 20,749 2025 Households: 20,409 2024 Households: 20,157 2023 Households: 19,975 2022 Households: 19,808 2021 Households: 19,675 2020 Households: 19,563 2019 Households: 19,381 2018 Households: 18,879 2017 Households: 18,663 2016 Households: 18,490 2041 Total population: 65,842 2040 Total population: 64,664 2039 Total population: 63,483 2038 Total population: 62,336 2037 Total population: 61,204 2036 Total population: 60,107 2035 Total population: 58,967 2034 Total population: 57,674 2033 Total population: 56,520 2032 Total population: 55,383 2031 Total population: 54,282 2030 Total population: 53,183 2029 Total population: 51,971 2028 Total population: 50,951 2027 Total population: 49,985 2026 Total population: 49,134 2025 Total population: 48,378 2024 Total population: 47,696 2023 Total population: 47,333 2022 Total population: 46,992 2021 Total population: 46,703 2020 Total population: 46,309 2019 Total population: 45,894 2018 Total population: 44,760 2017 Total population: 44,229 2016 Total population: 44,100
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.
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