Welcome to the City of Melton population forecasts

The City of Melton population forecast for 2014 is 123,496, and is forecast to grow to 315,908 by 2036.

The City of Melton population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2011 and 2036.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in December 2014 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Melton. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 315,908 2035 forecast population: 304,740 2034 forecast population: 293,246 2033 forecast population: 281,561 2032 forecast population: 269,898 2031 forecast population: 258,249 2030 forecast population: 246,955 2029 forecast population: 236,069 2028 forecast population: 225,960 2027 forecast population: 216,395 2026 forecast population: 207,256 2025 forecast population: 198,602 2024 forecast population: 189,581 2023 forecast population: 181,124 2022 forecast population: 173,214 2021 forecast population: 165,197 2020 forecast population: 157,686 2019 forecast population: 150,879 2018 forecast population: 144,843 2017 forecast population: 139,214 2016 forecast population: 133,172 2015 forecast population: 127,638 2014 forecast population: 123,496 2013 forecast population: 119,036 2012 forecast population: 115,865 2011 forecast population: 112,645
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id, December 2014.
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This population forecast is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre