3.2 Population Forecasts

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3.2 Population Forecasts

The population targets for the City & County are set by the Implementation Roadmap for the National Planning Framework. These figures were also set out in Appendix 1 of the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy.  The population forecasts are further refined in Chapter 4, Core Strategy.  The targets set for the City and County are set out in Table 3.10 below.

Table 3.10 National Planning Framework population projections

 

2016

NPF 2026

2027

Uplift from 2016

2031

Kilkenny County

99,232

110,000

111,077

11,845

114,500

Kilkenny City

26,512

29,822

30,153

3,641

31,477

Ferrybank/Belview

5,288

6,608

6,740

1,452

7,268

 

 

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