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Blackburn

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Blackburn is forecast to grow from 5,833 in 2016 to 6,964 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.57 to 2.56 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Whitehorse. 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
BlackburnForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population14,64716,41917,48318,30019,130
Change in population (5yrs)--1,7721,064817831
Average annual change--2.31%1.26%0.92%0.89%
Households5,5776,2366,7077,0957,456
Average household size2.572.582.562.532.52
Population in non private dwellings314314314320326
Dwellings5,8336,5106,9647,3297,679
Dwelling occupancy rate95.6195.7996.3196.8197.10

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: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.53 2033 Average household size: 2.53 2032 Average household size: 2.53 2031 Average household size: 2.53 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.58 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2016 Average household size: 2.57 2036 Average household size: 2.52 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.53 2033 Average household size: 2.53 2032 Average household size: 2.53 2031 Average household size: 2.53 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.58 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2036 Households: 7,456 2035 Households: 7,388 2034 Households: 7,320 2033 Households: 7,245 2032 Households: 7,170 2031 Households: 7,094 2030 Households: 7,018 2029 Households: 6,943 2028 Households: 6,867 2027 Households: 6,787 2026 Households: 6,706 2025 Households: 6,625 2024 Households: 6,538 2023 Households: 6,449 2022 Households: 6,347 2021 Households: 6,236 2020 Households: 6,115 2019 Households: 5,974 2018 Households: 5,795 2017 Households: 5,684 2016 Households: 5,576 2036 Total population: 19,130 2035 Total population: 18,969 2034 Total population: 18,811 2033 Total population: 18,630 2032 Total population: 18,460 2031 Total population: 18,300 2030 Total population: 18,128 2029 Total population: 17,967 2028 Total population: 17,802 2027 Total population: 17,638 2026 Total population: 17,483 2025 Total population: 17,312 2024 Total population: 17,117 2023 Total population: 16,930 2022 Total population: 16,680 2021 Total population: 16,419 2020 Total population: 16,116 2019 Total population: 15,751 2018 Total population: 15,267 2017 Total population: 14,971 2016 Total population: 14,647
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Blackburn was estimated to be 14,647 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,800 people to 17,483 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.79%. This is based on an increase of over 1,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.57 to 2.56 by 2026.

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