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Yass & District

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Yass & District is forecast to grow from 3,113 in 2016 to 4,057 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.52 to 2.51 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Yass & District. 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
Yass & DistrictForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population7,5088,2809,0939,82210,645
Change in population (5yrs)--772813729823
Average annual change--1.98%1.89%1.55%1.62%
Households2,9283,2083,5193,8334,159
Average household size2.522.542.532.512.50
Population in non private dwellings144144204204264
Dwellings3,1133,4013,7244,0574,402
Dwelling occupancy rate94.0694.3394.5094.4894.48
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Yass & District was estimated to be 7,508 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,314 people to 9,822 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.72%. This is based on an increase of over 905 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.52 to 2.51 by 2026.

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