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City of WhitehorsePopulation forecast

City of Whitehorse

Components of population change

The greatest population change for the City of Whitehorse is forecast for the period from 2017 to 2021, which is expected to have a net increase of 15,659 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
City of WhitehorseForecast period
Component2017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 20362037 to 2041
Births10,23811,35512,13612,68713,134
Deaths6,2096,4856,8357,2347,666
Natural increase/decrease4,0294,8705,3015,4535,468
Net migration10,9508,5705,8594,5593,817
Change in persons in non-private dwellings680507600
Total population change15,65913,49111,23610,0129,285
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

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