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The number of dwellings in Rouse Hill is forecast to grow from 2,517 in 2016 to 4,964 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 3.41 to 3.12 by 2036.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Rouse Hill. The period 2016 to 2021, 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|
|Rouse Hill||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||1,598||1,967||1,805||1,265|
|Average annual change||--||3.55%||3.66%||2.85%||1.77%|
|Average household size||3.41||3.23||3.18||3.15||3.12|
|Population in non private dwellings||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||97.66||97.29||96.98||96.90||96.92|
In 2016, the total population of Rouse Hill was estimated to be 8,389 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,369 people to 13,758 by 2021, at an average annual growth rate of 10.40%. This is based on an increase of over 1,916 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.41 to 3.15 by 2021.
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