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

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Darebin is forecast to grow from 64,180 in 2016 to 84,280 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 2.46 to 2.47 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Darebin. 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 DarebinForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population155,016173,386189,985204,136217,186230,118
Change in population (5yrs)--18,37016,59914,15013,05012,932
Average annual change--2.27%1.85%1.45%1.25%1.16%
Households61,64868,46174,91881,02386,78392,629
Average household size2.462.482.482.472.452.44
Population in non private dwellings3,4733,6133,9093,9394,2514,251
Dwellings64,18071,27777,99584,28090,21596,311
Dwelling occupancy rate96.0596.0596.0596.1496.2096.18

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: 2.44 2040 Average household size: 2.44 2039 Average household size: 2.44 2038 Average household size: 2.45 2037 Average household size: 2.45 2036 Average household size: 2.45 2035 Average household size: 2.46 2034 Average household size: 2.46 2033 Average household size: 2.46 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.48 2026 Average household size: 2.48 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.47 2018 Average household size: 2.47 2017 Average household size: 2.46 2016 Average household size: 2.46 2041 Average household size: 2.44 2040 Average household size: 2.44 2039 Average household size: 2.44 2038 Average household size: 2.45 2037 Average household size: 2.45 2036 Average household size: 2.45 2035 Average household size: 2.46 2034 Average household size: 2.46 2033 Average household size: 2.46 2032 Average household size: 2.47 2031 Average household size: 2.47 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.48 2028 Average household size: 2.48 2027 Average household size: 2.48 2026 Average household size: 2.48 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.47 2018 Average household size: 2.47 2017 Average household size: 2.46 2041 Households: 92,630 2040 Households: 91,488 2039 Households: 90,310 2038 Households: 89,114 2037 Households: 87,947 2036 Households: 86,778 2035 Households: 85,622 2034 Households: 84,469 2033 Households: 83,333 2032 Households: 82,200 2031 Households: 81,025 2030 Households: 79,861 2029 Households: 78,625 2028 Households: 77,349 2027 Households: 76,129 2026 Households: 74,922 2025 Households: 73,704 2024 Households: 72,466 2023 Households: 71,206 2022 Households: 69,944 2021 Households: 68,458 2020 Households: 66,972 2019 Households: 65,383 2018 Households: 63,902 2017 Households: 62,834 2016 Households: 61,647 2041 Total population: 230,118 2040 Total population: 227,611 2039 Total population: 225,014 2038 Total population: 222,358 2037 Total population: 219,768 2036 Total population: 217,186 2035 Total population: 214,621 2034 Total population: 212,086 2033 Total population: 209,425 2032 Total population: 206,855 2031 Total population: 204,136 2030 Total population: 201,522 2029 Total population: 198,730 2028 Total population: 195,736 2027 Total population: 192,838 2026 Total population: 189,985 2025 Total population: 187,039 2024 Total population: 183,838 2023 Total population: 180,523 2022 Total population: 177,314 2021 Total population: 173,386 2020 Total population: 169,533 2019 Total population: 165,309 2018 Total population: 161,249 2017 Total population: 158,307 2016 Total population: 155,016
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 Darebin was estimated to be 155,016 people. It is expected to increase by over 49,100 people to 204,136 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.79%. This is based on an increase of over 19,300 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.46 to 2.47 by 2031.

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