Darebin City CouncilPopulation 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 Darebin

Non-private dwellings

3,502 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin in 2017.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
City of DarebinYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Darebin3,4734,251+778+212+523
Alphington1515000
Bundoora - Macleod1,3751,603+228+2030
Fairfield88000
Kingsbury2020000
Northcote (East)170209+390+39
Northcote (West)145145000
Preston (East)605759+1540+154
Preston (West)42132+900+73
Reservoir (Cheddar)281281000
Reservoir (Edwardes Lake)139139000
Reservoir (Merrilands)192332+1400+139
Reservoir (Oakhill)221304+83+8+72
Thornbury (East)146175+290+29
Thornbury (West)113128+150+14
Northcote316355+390+39
Preston647891+2440+228
Reservoir8331,056+223+8+212
Thornbury259303+440+44
Northland Urban Renewal Precinct0154+1540+154
Northcote Activity Centre1919000
Preston Activity Centre2323000
Reservoir Activity Centre9090000

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

Key findings

There were 3,473 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin is expected to increase to 3,909 persons in 2026 and to 4,251 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Bundoora - Macleod is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 228 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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