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Wagga Wagga City CouncilPopulation forecast

North Wagga Wagga - Bomen

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in North Wagga Wagga - Bomen is forecast to grow from 687 in 2016 to 1,174 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.89 to 2.66 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in North Wagga Wagga - Bomen. 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
North Wagga Wagga - BomenForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population1,8822,4342,8783,0843,021
Change in population (5yrs)--552444206-63
Average annual change--5.28%3.41%1.39%-0.41%
Households6478621,0261,1211,129
Average household size2.892.812.792.742.66
Population in non private dwellings1414141414
Dwellings6878971,0671,1651,174
Dwelling occupancy rate94.1896.1096.1696.2296.17
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of North Wagga Wagga - Bomen was estimated to be 1,882 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,202 people to 3,084 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 5.06%. This is based on an increase of over 474 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.89 to 2.74 by 2026.

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