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City of SwanPopulation forecast

Upper Swan

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Upper Swan is forecast to grow from 597 in 2016 to 912 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.87 to 2.95 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Upper Swan. 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
Upper SwanForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population1,5831,9952,2992,5232,6432,7242,8112,908
Change in population (5yrs)--412304224119828797
Average annual change--4.74%2.88%1.88%0.93%0.61%0.63%0.68%
Households5526757758559059439801,018
Average household size2.872.962.972.952.922.892.872.86
Population in non private dwellings00000000
Dwellings5977248289129661,0061,0461,086
Dwelling occupancy rate92.4693.2393.6093.7593.6993.7493.6993.74
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Upper Swan was estimated to be 1,583 people. It is expected to increase by over 940 people to 2,523 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 4.77%. This is based on an increase of over 303 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.87 to 2.95 by 2026.

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