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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 58,930 in 2011 to 77,687 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.47 to 2.44 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Darebin. The period 2011 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
Summary2011201620212026203120362041
Population142,942154,144170,409185,689199,020211,587224,213
Change in population (5yrs)--11,20216,26515,28013,33212,56612,626
Average annual change--1.52%2.03%1.73%1.40%1.23%1.17%
Households56,48761,27068,07974,56280,63686,36392,217
Average household size2.472.462.452.442.422.402.39
Population in non private dwellings3,2303,3843,5243,8203,8504,1624,162
Dwellings58,93063,87270,96977,68783,97289,90796,003
Dwelling occupancy rate95.8595.9395.9395.9896.0396.0696.06

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.39 2040 Average household size: 2.39 2039 Average household size: 2.39 2038 Average household size: 2.40 2037 Average household size: 2.40 2036 Average household size: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.41 2033 Average household size: 2.41 2032 Average household size: 2.42 2031 Average household size: 2.42 2030 Average household size: 2.42 2029 Average household size: 2.43 2028 Average household size: 2.43 2027 Average household size: 2.44 2026 Average household size: 2.44 2025 Average household size: 2.44 2024 Average household size: 2.45 2023 Average household size: 2.45 2022 Average household size: 2.45 2021 Average household size: 2.45 2020 Average household size: 2.45 2019 Average household size: 2.46 2018 Average household size: 2.46 2017 Average household size: 2.46 2016 Average household size: 2.46 2015 Average household size: 2.46 2014 Average household size: 2.46 2013 Average household size: 2.46 2012 Average household size: 2.46 2011 Average household size: 2.47 2041 Average household size: 2.39 2040 Average household size: 2.39 2039 Average household size: 2.39 2038 Average household size: 2.40 2037 Average household size: 2.40 2036 Average household size: 2.40 2035 Average household size: 2.40 2034 Average household size: 2.41 2033 Average household size: 2.41 2032 Average household size: 2.42 2031 Average household size: 2.42 2030 Average household size: 2.42 2029 Average household size: 2.43 2028 Average household size: 2.43 2027 Average household size: 2.44 2026 Average household size: 2.44 2025 Average household size: 2.44 2024 Average household size: 2.45 2023 Average household size: 2.45 2022 Average household size: 2.45 2021 Average household size: 2.45 2020 Average household size: 2.45 2019 Average household size: 2.46 2018 Average household size: 2.46 2017 Average household size: 2.46 2016 Average household size: 2.46 2015 Average household size: 2.46 2014 Average household size: 2.46 2013 Average household size: 2.46 2012 Average household size: 2.46 2041 Households: 92,219 2040 Households: 91,073 2039 Households: 89,892 2038 Households: 88,700 2037 Households: 87,537 2036 Households: 86,374 2035 Households: 85,220 2034 Households: 84,070 2033 Households: 82,935 2032 Households: 81,804 2031 Households: 80,636 2030 Households: 79,478 2029 Households: 78,250 2028 Households: 76,981 2027 Households: 75,767 2026 Households: 74,562 2025 Households: 73,348 2024 Households: 72,111 2023 Households: 70,845 2022 Households: 69,571 2021 Households: 68,083 2020 Households: 66,592 2019 Households: 64,999 2018 Households: 63,518 2017 Households: 62,458 2016 Households: 61,264 2015 Households: 59,994 2014 Households: 58,933 2013 Households: 58,171 2012 Households: 57,427 2011 Households: 56,482 2041 Total population: 224,213 2040 Total population: 221,750 2039 Total population: 219,195 2038 Total population: 216,614 2037 Total population: 214,096 2036 Total population: 211,587 2035 Total population: 209,109 2034 Total population: 206,639 2033 Total population: 204,102 2032 Total population: 201,629 2031 Total population: 199,020 2030 Total population: 196,566 2029 Total population: 193,948 2028 Total population: 191,128 2027 Total population: 188,389 2026 Total population: 185,689 2025 Total population: 182,985 2024 Total population: 180,026 2023 Total population: 176,978 2022 Total population: 174,042 2021 Total population: 170,409 2020 Total population: 166,980 2019 Total population: 163,118 2018 Total population: 159,507 2017 Total population: 157,010 2016 Total population: 154,144 2015 Total population: 150,835 2014 Total population: 148,225 2013 Total population: 146,364 2012 Total population: 144,297 2011 Total population: 142,942
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Darebin was estimated to be 142,942 people. It is expected to increase by over 42,700 people to 185,689 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.76%. This is based on an increase of over 18,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.47 to 2.44 by 2026.

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