City of Hobsons BayPopulation 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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Hobsons Bay City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hobsons Bay City is forecast to grow from 37,542 in 2016 to 44,233 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.56 to 2.52 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hobsons Bay City. 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
Hobsons Bay CityForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population93,39098,547103,307107,958112,642
Change in population (5yrs)--5,1574,7604,6514,683
Average annual change--1.08%0.95%0.88%0.85%
Households36,12738,16740,28942,33344,348
Average household size2.562.562.542.522.51
Population in non private dwellings7419511,0111,0711,131
Dwellings37,54239,71042,02844,23346,391
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2396.1195.8695.7095.60

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.53 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.54 2025 Average household size: 2.54 2024 Average household size: 2.55 2023 Average household size: 2.55 2022 Average household size: 2.55 2021 Average household size: 2.56 2020 Average household size: 2.56 2019 Average household size: 2.56 2018 Average household size: 2.56 2017 Average household size: 2.56 2016 Average household size: 2.56 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.52 2034 Average household size: 2.52 2033 Average household size: 2.52 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.53 2029 Average household size: 2.53 2028 Average household size: 2.53 2027 Average household size: 2.54 2026 Average household size: 2.54 2025 Average household size: 2.54 2024 Average household size: 2.55 2023 Average household size: 2.55 2022 Average household size: 2.55 2021 Average household size: 2.56 2020 Average household size: 2.56 2019 Average household size: 2.56 2018 Average household size: 2.56 2017 Average household size: 2.56 2036 Households: 44,348 2035 Households: 43,945 2034 Households: 43,542 2033 Households: 43,139 2032 Households: 42,736 2031 Households: 42,332 2030 Households: 41,922 2029 Households: 41,510 2028 Households: 41,114 2027 Households: 40,712 2026 Households: 40,288 2025 Households: 39,866 2024 Households: 39,444 2023 Households: 39,019 2022 Households: 38,592 2021 Households: 38,173 2020 Households: 37,767 2019 Households: 37,369 2018 Households: 36,962 2017 Households: 36,555 2016 Households: 36,132 2036 Total population: 112,642 2035 Total population: 111,716 2034 Total population: 110,792 2033 Total population: 109,865 2032 Total population: 108,945 2031 Total population: 107,958 2030 Total population: 107,039 2029 Total population: 106,109 2028 Total population: 105,217 2027 Total population: 104,323 2026 Total population: 103,307 2025 Total population: 102,375 2024 Total population: 101,439 2023 Total population: 100,484 2022 Total population: 99,535 2021 Total population: 98,547 2020 Total population: 97,561 2019 Total population: 96,459 2018 Total population: 95,395 2017 Total population: 94,361 2016 Total population: 93,390
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Hobsons Bay City was estimated to be 93,390 people. It is expected to increase by over 14,500 people to 107,958 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 1.46%. This is based on an increase of over 6,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.56 to 2.52 by 2031.

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