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Ashburton District CouncilPopulation forecast

Chertsey

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Chertsey is forecast to grow from 1,136 in 2013 to 1,298 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.63 to 2.54 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Chertsey. The period 2013 to 2028, 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
ChertseyForecast year
Summary20132018202320282033203820432048
Population2,6392,7062,7512,8072,8572,9313,0133,099
Change in population (5yrs)--68445650748287
Average annual change--0.51%0.32%0.40%0.36%0.51%0.55%0.57%
Households1,0001,0401,0681,1031,1381,1721,2071,240
Average household size2.632.602.572.542.502.502.492.49
Population in non private dwellings66666666
Dwellings1,1361,2021,2561,2981,3381,3781,4181,458
Dwelling occupancy rate88.0386.5285.0384.9885.0585.0585.1285.05
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Chertsey was estimated to be 2,639 people. It is expected to increase by over 168 people to 2,807 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.41%. This is based on an increase of over 103 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.63 to 2.54 by 2028.

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