City of BoroondaraPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Boroondara

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Boroondara is forecast to grow from 70,038 in 2016 to 81,710 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.62 to 2.52 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Boroondara. 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
City of BoroondaraForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population177,361187,007192,287197,733204,063211,084
Change in population (5yrs)--9,6455,2805,4466,3297,021
Average annual change--1.06%0.56%0.56%0.63%0.68%
Households66,38470,95174,06676,96679,87282,787
Average household size2.622.582.542.522.502.50
Population in non private dwellings3,6713,8403,9354,0444,0694,069
Dwellings70,03875,06978,52381,71084,84687,954
Dwelling occupancy rate94.7894.5194.3294.1994.1494.13

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.50 2040 Average household size: 2.50 2039 Average household size: 2.50 2038 Average household size: 2.50 2037 Average household size: 2.50 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.54 2025 Average household size: 2.55 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.59 2019 Average household size: 2.60 2018 Average household size: 2.61 2017 Average household size: 2.61 2016 Average household size: 2.62 2041 Average household size: 2.50 2040 Average household size: 2.50 2039 Average household size: 2.50 2038 Average household size: 2.50 2037 Average household size: 2.50 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.51 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.54 2025 Average household size: 2.55 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.59 2019 Average household size: 2.60 2018 Average household size: 2.61 2017 Average household size: 2.61 2041 Households: 82,785 2040 Households: 82,202 2039 Households: 81,618 2038 Households: 81,035 2037 Households: 80,453 2036 Households: 79,870 2035 Households: 79,293 2034 Households: 78,711 2033 Households: 78,126 2032 Households: 77,548 2031 Households: 76,969 2030 Households: 76,387 2029 Households: 75,802 2028 Households: 75,217 2027 Households: 74,637 2026 Households: 74,061 2025 Households: 73,493 2024 Households: 72,927 2023 Households: 72,336 2022 Households: 71,667 2021 Households: 70,951 2020 Households: 70,178 2019 Households: 69,359 2018 Households: 68,402 2017 Households: 67,401 2016 Households: 66,384 2041 Total population: 211,084 2040 Total population: 209,648 2039 Total population: 208,220 2038 Total population: 206,807 2037 Total population: 205,420 2036 Total population: 204,063 2035 Total population: 202,766 2034 Total population: 201,476 2033 Total population: 200,178 2032 Total population: 198,962 2031 Total population: 197,733 2030 Total population: 196,570 2029 Total population: 195,473 2028 Total population: 194,295 2027 Total population: 193,283 2026 Total population: 192,287 2025 Total population: 191,324 2024 Total population: 190,485 2023 Total population: 189,470 2022 Total population: 188,339 2021 Total population: 187,007 2020 Total population: 185,546 2019 Total population: 183,971 2018 Total population: 181,930 2017 Total population: 179,768 2016 Total population: 177,361
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Boroondara was estimated to be 177,361 people. It is expected to increase by over 20,300 people to 197,733 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.09%. This is based on an increase of over 10,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.62 to 2.52 by 2026.

The number of dwellings in the City of Boroondara is forecast to grow from 70,038 in 2016 to 81,710 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.62 to 2.52 by 2031.

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