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Bushfield - Woodford

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Bushfield - Woodford is forecast to grow from 314 in 2016 to 414 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 3.06 to 2.95 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Bushfield - Woodford. 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
Bushfield - WoodfordForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population9371,0001,0581,1161,193
Change in population (5yrs)--63585876
Average annual change--1.32%1.13%1.08%1.33%
Households306330354379404
Average household size3.063.032.992.952.95
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings314339364389414
Dwelling occupancy rate97.4597.3597.2597.4397.58
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Bushfield - Woodford was estimated to be 937 people. It is expected to increase by over 179 people to 1,116 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.76%. This is based on an increase of over 73 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.06 to 2.95 by 2026.

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