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City of WyndhamPopulation forecast

City of Wyndham

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Wyndham is forecast to grow from 75,837 in 2016 to 178,368 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 3.10 to 3.00 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Wyndham. 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
City of WyndhamForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--75,59161,51253,19852,03543,195
Average annual change--5.92%3.77%2.76%2.38%1.78%
Average household size3.
Population in non private dwellings2,1932,3142,5422,6922,9503,100
Dwelling occupancy rate95.7294.5694.2594.4594.8695.29
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Wyndham was estimated to be 227,060 people. It is expected to increase by over 190,301 people to 417,361 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 6.28%. This is based on an increase of over 63,017 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.10 to 3.06 by 2026.

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