City of WhitehorsePopulation forecast
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City of Whitehorse

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Whitehorse. The period 2016 to 2031, 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
City of WhitehorseForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population169,641185,300198,791210,027220,039229,324
Change in population (5yrs)--15,65913,49111,23610,0129,285
Average annual change--1.78%1.42%1.11%0.94%0.83%
Households63,02669,03474,58279,27483,56387,523
Average household size2.642.622.612.592.582.57
Population in non private dwellings3,5234,2034,2534,3294,3294,329
Dwellings66,16572,65378,58883,59188,15792,347
Dwelling occupancy rate95.2695.0294.9094.8494.7994.78

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.57 2040 Average household size: 2.57 2039 Average household size: 2.57 2038 Average household size: 2.58 2037 Average household size: 2.58 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.58 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.59 2032 Average household size: 2.59 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.60 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.61 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.62 2022 Average household size: 2.62 2021 Average household size: 2.62 2020 Average household size: 2.63 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.64 2016 Average household size: 2.64 2041 Average household size: 2.57 2040 Average household size: 2.57 2039 Average household size: 2.57 2038 Average household size: 2.58 2037 Average household size: 2.58 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.58 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.59 2032 Average household size: 2.59 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.60 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.61 2025 Average household size: 2.61 2024 Average household size: 2.61 2023 Average household size: 2.62 2022 Average household size: 2.62 2021 Average household size: 2.62 2020 Average household size: 2.63 2019 Average household size: 2.63 2018 Average household size: 2.63 2017 Average household size: 2.64 2041 Households: 87,519 2040 Households: 86,752 2039 Households: 85,973 2038 Households: 85,182 2037 Households: 84,380 2036 Households: 83,566 2035 Households: 82,739 2034 Households: 81,897 2033 Households: 81,035 2032 Households: 80,160 2031 Households: 79,273 2030 Households: 78,374 2029 Households: 77,465 2028 Households: 76,534 2027 Households: 75,575 2026 Households: 74,583 2025 Households: 73,562 2024 Households: 72,509 2023 Households: 71,396 2022 Households: 70,229 2021 Households: 69,038 2020 Households: 67,817 2019 Households: 66,605 2018 Households: 65,464 2017 Households: 64,173 2016 Households: 63,027 2041 Total population: 229,324 2040 Total population: 227,525 2039 Total population: 225,695 2038 Total population: 223,832 2037 Total population: 221,947 2036 Total population: 220,039 2035 Total population: 218,112 2034 Total population: 216,154 2033 Total population: 214,131 2032 Total population: 212,092 2031 Total population: 210,027 2030 Total population: 207,844 2029 Total population: 205,692 2028 Total population: 203,479 2027 Total population: 201,169 2026 Total population: 198,791 2025 Total population: 196,331 2024 Total population: 193,812 2023 Total population: 191,126 2022 Total population: 188,247 2021 Total population: 185,300 2020 Total population: 182,171 2019 Total population: 179,251 2018 Total population: 176,592 2017 Total population: 173,280 2016 Total population: 169,641
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.
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