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A report that includes information by household type, population and average size.
Projected households, Wales
- The number of households for Wales is projected to increase by around 190,000 (or 15 per cent), to around 1.5 million by 2036.
Projected households by local authority
- For most local authorities in Wales household numbers are projected to increase by 2026. After 2026 for most local authorities households are projected to increase but growth will be slower.
Projected household population
- At a Wales level the private household population is projected to increase by around 250,000 (or 8 per cent) to 3.26 million between 2011 and 2036.
Average household size
- For Wales as a whole, average household size is higher than previously projected (2.31 compared with 2.23 at 2011, based on the 2008-based household projections) and is not projected to decrease to the same extent.
Variant household projections
- Based on the higher, lower, and ten-year average migration variants household numbers in Wales are projected to grow to between 1.42 and 1.45 million by 2026 compared with 1.44 million based on the principal projection.
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