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CBD - Harbour

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in CBD - Harbour will increase by an average of 247 dwellings per annum to 11,957 in 2041.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the City of Sydney. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Principal land developments and infill assumptions 2016-2041:

  • Assumptions are based on information on development sites and capacities derived from City of Sydney databases and the Department of Planning's Metropolitan Development Program
Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2041 Total dwellings: 11,957 2040 Total dwellings: 11,857 2039 Total dwellings: 11,757 2038 Total dwellings: 11,657 2037 Total dwellings: 11,557 2036 Total dwellings: 11,457 2035 Total dwellings: 11,332 2034 Total dwellings: 11,207 2033 Total dwellings: 11,082 2032 Total dwellings: 10,957 2031 Total dwellings: 10,832 2030 Total dwellings: 10,682 2029 Total dwellings: 10,532 2028 Total dwellings: 10,382 2027 Total dwellings: 10,124 2026 Total dwellings: 9,876 2025 Total dwellings: 9,593 2024 Total dwellings: 9,156 2023 Total dwellings: 8,729 2022 Total dwellings: 8,229 2021 Total dwellings: 7,660 2020 Total dwellings: 7,038 2019 Total dwellings: 6,427 2018 Total dwellings: 6,142 2017 Total dwellings: 5,942 2041 Total dwellings: 11,957 2040 Total dwellings: 11,857 2039 Total dwellings: 11,757 2038 Total dwellings: 11,657 2037 Total dwellings: 11,557 2036 Total dwellings: 11,457 2035 Total dwellings: 11,332 2034 Total dwellings: 11,207 2033 Total dwellings: 11,082 2032 Total dwellings: 10,957 2031 Total dwellings: 10,832 2030 Total dwellings: 10,682 2029 Total dwellings: 10,532 2028 Total dwellings: 10,382 2027 Total dwellings: 10,124 2026 Total dwellings: 9,876 2025 Total dwellings: 9,593 2024 Total dwellings: 9,156 2023 Total dwellings: 8,729 2022 Total dwellings: 8,229 2021 Total dwellings: 7,660 2020 Total dwellings: 7,038 2019 Total dwellings: 6,427 2018 Total dwellings: 6,142 2017 Total dwellings: 5,942 2041 Forecast development: 100 2040 Forecast development: 100 2039 Forecast development: 100 2038 Forecast development: 100 2037 Forecast development: 100 2036 Forecast development: 125 2035 Forecast development: 125 2034 Forecast development: 125 2033 Forecast development: 125 2032 Forecast development: 125 2031 Forecast development: 150 2030 Forecast development: 150 2029 Forecast development: 150 2028 Forecast development: 258 2027 Forecast development: 248 2026 Forecast development: 283 2025 Forecast development: 437 2024 Forecast development: 427 2023 Forecast development: 500 2022 Forecast development: 569 2021 Forecast development: 622 2020 Forecast development: 611 2019 Forecast development: 285 2018 Forecast development: 200 2017 Forecast development: 150
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
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