City of Maribyrnong
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in City of Maribyrnong is forecast to grow from 31,287 in 2011 to 49,820 in 2026, with the average household size rising from 2.50 to 2.51 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in City of Maribyrnong. 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 Maribyrnong||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||11,822||16,373||15,578||13,709||11,967||11,687|
|Average annual change||--||2.97%||3.51%||2.85%||2.21%||1.74%||1.57%|
|Average household size||2.50||2.54||2.53||2.51||2.50||2.49||2.48|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,185||1,851||1,185||1,185||1,185||1,185||1,185|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||94.38||94.32||94.18||94.00||93.83||93.67||93.69|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, September 2015.
In 2011, the total population of City of Maribyrnong was estimated to be 75,154 people. It is expected to increase by over 43,700 people to 118,927 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.11%. This is based on an increase of over 17,300 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.50 to 2.51 by 2026.