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Burwood

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Burwood is forecast to grow from 5,018 in 2016 to 5,899 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.61 to 2.55 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
BurwoodForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population12,93715,10915,57715,85316,158
Change in population (5yrs)--2,172467276305
Average annual change--3.15%0.61%0.35%0.38%
Households4,6865,2885,5695,7405,913
Average household size2.612.602.552.522.50
Population in non private dwellings6891,3691,3691,3691,369
Dwellings5,0185,6325,8996,0496,199
Dwelling occupancy rate93.3893.8994.4194.8995.39

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: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.53 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.54 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.55 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.58 2022 Average household size: 2.59 2021 Average household size: 2.60 2020 Average household size: 2.61 2019 Average household size: 2.62 2018 Average household size: 2.62 2017 Average household size: 2.62 2016 Average household size: 2.61 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.53 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.54 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.55 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.58 2022 Average household size: 2.59 2021 Average household size: 2.60 2020 Average household size: 2.61 2019 Average household size: 2.62 2018 Average household size: 2.62 2017 Average household size: 2.62 2036 Households: 5,914 2035 Households: 5,879 2034 Households: 5,844 2033 Households: 5,810 2032 Households: 5,775 2031 Households: 5,741 2030 Households: 5,706 2029 Households: 5,672 2028 Households: 5,637 2027 Households: 5,603 2026 Households: 5,569 2025 Households: 5,534 2024 Households: 5,500 2023 Households: 5,458 2022 Households: 5,384 2021 Households: 5,288 2020 Households: 5,201 2019 Households: 5,118 2018 Households: 5,025 2017 Households: 4,927 2016 Households: 4,687 2036 Total population: 16,158 2035 Total population: 16,098 2034 Total population: 16,037 2033 Total population: 15,974 2032 Total population: 15,915 2031 Total population: 15,853 2030 Total population: 15,799 2029 Total population: 15,744 2028 Total population: 15,685 2027 Total population: 15,627 2026 Total population: 15,577 2025 Total population: 15,544 2024 Total population: 15,518 2023 Total population: 15,473 2022 Total population: 15,322 2021 Total population: 15,109 2020 Total population: 14,945 2019 Total population: 14,776 2018 Total population: 14,456 2017 Total population: 14,199 2016 Total population: 12,937
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Burwood was estimated to be 12,937 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,600 people to 15,577 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.87%. This is based on an increase of over 1,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.61 to 2.55 by 2026.

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