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Strathfield CouncilPopulation forecast

Strathfield Council

Population, households and dwellings

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 CouncilForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population42,33255,68561,19364,02464,934
Change in population (5yrs)--13,3535,5082,831910
Average annual change--5.64%1.90%0.91%0.28%
Households14,22118,36520,28121,43921,999
Average household size2.953.002.982.952.92
Population in non private dwellings404618657707746
Dwellings14,56318,90720,95122,21122,792
Dwelling occupancy rate97.6597.1396.8096.5296.52
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

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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