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Wollondilly Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Menangle - Razorback

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Menangle - Razorback is forecast to grow from 736 in 2016 to 1,079 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 3.04 to 2.91 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Menangle - Razorback. 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
Menangle - RazorbackForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population2,2832,4412,5772,7692,9873,208
Change in population (5yrs)--158136192218221
Average annual change--1.35%1.09%1.44%1.53%1.44%
Households6907448018689481,025
Average household size3.043.032.932.932.912.91
Population in non private dwellings186186229229229229
Dwellings7367928499199991,079
Dwelling occupancy rate93.7593.9494.3594.4594.8995.00
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), August 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Menangle - Razorback was estimated to be 2,283 people. It is expected to increase by over 486 people to 2,769 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.29%. This is based on an increase of over 178 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.04 to 2.93 by 2031.

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