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Lower Cannons Creek

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Lower Cannons Creek is forecast to grow from 1,440 in 2013 to 2,337 in 2048, with the average household size falling from 3.74 to 3.16 by 2048.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Lower Cannons Creek. 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
Lower Cannons CreekForecast year
Summary20132018202320282033203820432048
Population4,8375,1075,8006,4447,6797,8107,7317,672
Change in population (5yrs)--2696936441,235131-79-59
Average annual change--1.09%2.58%2.13%3.57%0.34%-0.20%-0.15%
Households1,2941,4721,7051,9262,3102,3902,4102,426
Average household size3.743.473.403.353.323.273.213.16
Population in non private dwellings00000000
Dwellings1,4401,4451,6551,8652,2322,3072,3222,337
Dwelling occupancy rate89.86101.87103.02103.27103.49103.60103.79103.81
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Lower Cannons Creek was estimated to be 4,837 people. It is expected to increase by over 1,607 people to 6,444 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 1.93%. This is based on an increase of over 632 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.74 to 3.35 by 2028.

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