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City of Melton

Non-private dwellings

2,472 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2017.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
City of MeltonYearChange between 2011 and 2041
Area20112041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Melton1,4594,156+2,697+206+1,503
Brookfield98244+1460+94
Burnside89154+650+63
Burnside Heights00000
Caroline Springs1717000
Diggers Rest00000
Eynesbury Township093+930+85
Hillside00000
Kororoit PSP Area0300+3000+266
Kurunjang56186+1300+130
Melton4040000
Melton East (future) PSP Area00000
Melton South (Existing)211317+1060+103
Melton West060+600+52
Northern Rural00000
Rockbank Growth Area0210+2100+174
Rockbank North PSP Area0150+1500+138
Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson9482,010+1,062+206+64
Taylors Hill00000
Taylors Hill West PSP Area & Plumpton PSP Area0135+1350+132
Toolern PSP Remainder0240+2400+201
Toolern PSP Residential Area 100000
Warrensbrook (future) PSP Area00000
Melton Township405847+4420+379
Melton East106606+5000+460

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

There were 1,459 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton is expected to increase to 3,229 persons in 2026 and to 4,156 persons in 2041.

Between 2011 and 2026, Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 1062 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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