City of MeltonPopulation 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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City of Melton

Non-private dwellings

2,417 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 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Melton1,9184,100+2,182+103+1,481
Brookfield25201+1760+118
Burnside91156+650+63
Burnside Heights00000
Caroline Springs3939000
Diggers Rest00000
Eynesbury Township093+930+85
Hillside00000
Kororoit PSP Area0300+3000+266
Kurunjang58188+1300+130
Melton2525000
Melton East (future) PSP Area00000
Melton South (Existing)250310+600+58
Melton West060+600+52
Northern Rural00000
Rockbank Growth Area0210+2100+174
Rockbank North PSP Area0150+1500+138
Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson1,4301,993+563+103+63
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 Township358784+4260+358
Melton East130630+5000+461

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

There were 1,918 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton is expected to increase to 3,173 persons in 2026 and to 4,100 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 563 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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