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Hobsons Bay City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hobsons Bay City is forecast to grow from 35,595 in 2011 to 41,968 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.55 to 2.52 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hobsons Bay City. 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
Hobsons Bay CityForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population87,39194,23299,125103,848108,510113,309
Change in population (5yrs)--6,8424,8934,7234,6614,799
Average annual change--1.52%1.02%0.94%0.88%0.87%
Households33,98436,64038,69740,80542,84344,908
Average household size2.552.552.542.522.512.50
Population in non private dwellings7767769861,0461,1061,166
Dwellings35,59537,48239,65041,96844,17346,331
Dwelling occupancy rate95.4797.7597.6097.2396.9996.93

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.50 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.52 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.53 2021 Average household size: 2.54 2020 Average household size: 2.54 2019 Average household size: 2.54 2018 Average household size: 2.54 2017 Average household size: 2.54 2016 Average household size: 2.55 2015 Average household size: 2.55 2014 Average household size: 2.55 2013 Average household size: 2.55 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2011 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Average household size: 2.50 2035 Average household size: 2.50 2034 Average household size: 2.50 2033 Average household size: 2.50 2032 Average household size: 2.50 2031 Average household size: 2.51 2030 Average household size: 2.51 2029 Average household size: 2.51 2028 Average household size: 2.51 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.52 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.53 2021 Average household size: 2.54 2020 Average household size: 2.54 2019 Average household size: 2.54 2018 Average household size: 2.54 2017 Average household size: 2.54 2016 Average household size: 2.55 2015 Average household size: 2.55 2014 Average household size: 2.55 2013 Average household size: 2.55 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Households: 44,906 2035 Households: 44,494 2034 Households: 44,082 2033 Households: 43,669 2032 Households: 43,257 2031 Households: 42,844 2030 Households: 42,433 2029 Households: 42,022 2028 Households: 41,628 2027 Households: 41,226 2026 Households: 40,804 2025 Households: 40,384 2024 Households: 39,964 2023 Households: 39,541 2022 Households: 39,115 2021 Households: 38,698 2020 Households: 38,293 2019 Households: 37,895 2018 Households: 37,482 2017 Households: 37,070 2016 Households: 36,643 2015 Households: 36,040 2014 Households: 35,392 2013 Households: 34,868 2012 Households: 34,320 2011 Households: 33,981 2036 Total population: 113,309 2035 Total population: 112,357 2034 Total population: 111,413 2033 Total population: 110,466 2032 Total population: 109,521 2031 Total population: 108,510 2030 Total population: 107,584 2029 Total population: 106,649 2028 Total population: 105,762 2027 Total population: 104,860 2026 Total population: 103,848 2025 Total population: 102,914 2024 Total population: 101,980 2023 Total population: 101,039 2022 Total population: 100,093 2021 Total population: 99,125 2020 Total population: 98,174 2019 Total population: 97,094 2018 Total population: 96,088 2017 Total population: 95,101 2016 Total population: 94,232 2015 Total population: 92,711 2014 Total population: 90,967 2013 Total population: 89,706 2012 Total population: 88,359 2011 Total population: 87,391
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Hobsons Bay City was estimated to be 87,391 people. It is expected to increase by over 16,400 people to 103,848 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.16%. This is based on an increase of over 6,800 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.55 to 2.52 by 2026.

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