Wagga Wagga City CouncilPopulation forecast
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Rural East

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Wagga Wagga City. 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
Rural EastForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population3,1193,2153,3053,3923,554
Change in population (5yrs)--969087162
Average annual change--0.61%0.55%0.52%0.94%
Households1,1471,1931,2411,2881,355
Average household size2.722.692.662.632.62
Population in non private dwellings33333
Dwellings1,2331,2831,3331,3841,454
Dwelling occupancy rate93.0392.9993.1093.0693.19

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.65 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.66 2025 Average household size: 2.67 2024 Average household size: 2.67 2023 Average household size: 2.68 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.72 2016 Average household size: 2.72 2036 Average household size: 2.62 2035 Average household size: 2.62 2034 Average household size: 2.62 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.63 2031 Average household size: 2.63 2030 Average household size: 2.63 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.65 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.66 2025 Average household size: 2.67 2024 Average household size: 2.67 2023 Average household size: 2.68 2022 Average household size: 2.68 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.72 2036 Households: 1,353 2035 Households: 1,339 2034 Households: 1,325 2033 Households: 1,312 2032 Households: 1,299 2031 Households: 1,288 2030 Households: 1,278 2029 Households: 1,269 2028 Households: 1,259 2027 Households: 1,250 2026 Households: 1,241 2025 Households: 1,231 2024 Households: 1,222 2023 Households: 1,213 2022 Households: 1,204 2021 Households: 1,194 2020 Households: 1,185 2019 Households: 1,176 2018 Households: 1,166 2017 Households: 1,157 2016 Households: 1,148 2036 Total population: 3,554 2035 Total population: 3,513 2034 Total population: 3,479 2033 Total population: 3,448 2032 Total population: 3,417 2031 Total population: 3,392 2030 Total population: 3,370 2029 Total population: 3,351 2028 Total population: 3,334 2027 Total population: 3,315 2026 Total population: 3,305 2025 Total population: 3,288 2024 Total population: 3,264 2023 Total population: 3,252 2022 Total population: 3,229 2021 Total population: 3,215 2020 Total population: 3,204 2019 Total population: 3,184 2018 Total population: 3,174 2017 Total population: 3,154 2016 Total population: 3,119
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
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