City of Glen EiraPopulation 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 Glen Eira

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Glen Eira is forecast to grow from 60,464 in 2016 to 72,998 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.53 to 2.45 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Glen Eira. The period 2016 to 2021, 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 Glen EiraForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population149,012159,152167,052173,823180,626
Change in population (5yrs)--10,1407,9006,7716,802
Average annual change--1.33%0.97%0.80%0.77%
Households58,16962,81766,70870,10573,355
Average household size2.532.502.472.452.43
Population in non private dwellings2,0022,0022,0322,1522,272
Dwellings60,46465,31869,36372,99876,481
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2096.1796.1796.0495.91

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.43 2035 Average household size: 2.43 2034 Average household size: 2.44 2033 Average household size: 2.44 2032 Average household size: 2.44 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.46 2028 Average household size: 2.46 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.49 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.50 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2016 Average household size: 2.53 2036 Average household size: 2.43 2035 Average household size: 2.43 2034 Average household size: 2.44 2033 Average household size: 2.44 2032 Average household size: 2.44 2031 Average household size: 2.45 2030 Average household size: 2.45 2029 Average household size: 2.46 2028 Average household size: 2.46 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.47 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.49 2022 Average household size: 2.50 2021 Average household size: 2.50 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.52 2017 Average household size: 2.52 2036 Households: 73,354 2035 Households: 72,704 2034 Households: 72,053 2033 Households: 71,402 2032 Households: 70,753 2031 Households: 70,104 2030 Households: 69,451 2029 Households: 68,782 2028 Households: 68,092 2027 Households: 67,408 2026 Households: 66,706 2025 Households: 65,991 2024 Households: 65,226 2023 Households: 64,442 2022 Households: 63,641 2021 Households: 62,816 2020 Households: 61,940 2019 Households: 61,032 2018 Households: 60,071 2017 Households: 59,108 2016 Households: 58,167 2036 Total population: 180,626 2035 Total population: 179,221 2034 Total population: 177,851 2033 Total population: 176,485 2032 Total population: 175,151 2031 Total population: 173,823 2030 Total population: 172,497 2029 Total population: 171,171 2028 Total population: 169,806 2027 Total population: 168,454 2026 Total population: 167,052 2025 Total population: 165,603 2024 Total population: 164,074 2023 Total population: 162,480 2022 Total population: 160,852 2021 Total population: 159,152 2020 Total population: 157,311 2019 Total population: 155,352 2018 Total population: 153,232 2017 Total population: 151,096 2016 Total population: 149,012
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Glen Eira was estimated to be 149,012 people. It is expected to increase by over 24,800 people to 173,823 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 3.13%. This is based on an increase of over 11,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.53 to 2.45 by 2031.

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