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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 41,693 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.56 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
Population87,39190,66396,604100,833104,134107,243
Change in population (5yrs)--3,2735,9414,2293,3013,109
Average annual change--0.74%1.28%0.86%0.65%0.59%
Households33,85035,38637,75839,54640,94742,294
Average household size2.562.542.532.522.522.51
Population in non private dwellings7767769269861,0761,106
Dwellings35,59537,20439,76641,69343,20344,628
Dwelling occupancy rate95.1095.1194.9594.8594.7894.77

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.53 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.53 2021 Average household size: 2.53 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: 2.54 2015 Average household size: 2.54 2014 Average household size: 2.55 2013 Average household size: 2.55 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2011 Average household size: 2.56 2036 Average household size: 2.51 2035 Average household size: 2.51 2034 Average household size: 2.51 2033 Average household size: 2.51 2032 Average household size: 2.52 2031 Average household size: 2.52 2030 Average household size: 2.52 2029 Average household size: 2.52 2028 Average household size: 2.52 2027 Average household size: 2.52 2026 Average household size: 2.52 2025 Average household size: 2.53 2024 Average household size: 2.53 2023 Average household size: 2.53 2022 Average household size: 2.53 2021 Average household size: 2.53 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: 2.54 2015 Average household size: 2.54 2014 Average household size: 2.55 2013 Average household size: 2.55 2012 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Households: 42,297 2035 Households: 42,027 2034 Households: 41,756 2033 Households: 41,486 2032 Households: 41,216 2031 Households: 40,946 2030 Households: 40,674 2029 Households: 40,403 2028 Households: 40,126 2027 Households: 39,842 2026 Households: 39,544 2025 Households: 39,246 2024 Households: 38,932 2023 Households: 38,594 2022 Households: 38,178 2021 Households: 37,761 2020 Households: 37,352 2019 Households: 36,928 2018 Households: 36,473 2017 Households: 35,921 2016 Households: 35,381 2015 Households: 34,932 2014 Households: 34,626 2013 Households: 34,402 2012 Households: 34,047 2011 Households: 33,847 2036 Total population: 107,243 2035 Total population: 106,626 2034 Total population: 106,017 2033 Total population: 105,404 2032 Total population: 104,789 2031 Total population: 104,134 2030 Total population: 103,531 2029 Total population: 102,915 2028 Total population: 102,285 2027 Total population: 101,623 2026 Total population: 100,833 2025 Total population: 100,168 2024 Total population: 99,449 2023 Total population: 98,680 2022 Total population: 97,673 2021 Total population: 96,604 2020 Total population: 95,616 2019 Total population: 94,585 2018 Total population: 93,443 2017 Total population: 92,001 2016 Total population: 90,663 2015 Total population: 89,621 2014 Total population: 88,992 2013 Total population: 88,586 2012 Total population: 87,765 2011 Total population: 87,391
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2015.

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 13,400 people to 100,833 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.96%. This is based on an increase of over 5,600 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.56 to 2.52 by 2026.

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