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The number of dwellings in Strathfield Council is forecast to grow from 14,563 in 2016 to 22,792 in 2036, with the average household size rising from 2.95 to 2.92 by 2036.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Strathfield Council. 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|
|Strathfield Council||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||13,353||5,508||2,831||910|
|Average annual change||--||5.64%||1.90%||0.91%||0.28%|
|Average household size||2.95||3.00||2.98||2.95||2.92|
|Population in non private dwellings||404||618||657||707||746|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||97.65||97.13||96.80||96.52||96.52|
In 2016, the total population of Strathfield Council was estimated to be 42,332 people. It is expected to increase by over 21,692 people to 64,024 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 4.22%. This is based on an increase of over 7,218 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.95 to 2.95 by 2026.
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