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City of Melton

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Melton is forecast to grow from 39,104 in 2011 to 74,623 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.98 to 2.92 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Melton. 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 MeltonForecast year
Summary2011201620212026203120362041
Population112,645134,371168,146212,501264,458319,977374,700
Change in population (5yrs)--21,72633,77544,35551,95755,51954,723
Average annual change--3.59%4.59%4.79%4.47%3.88%3.21%
Households37,29344,75956,16271,78089,931108,802127,641
Average household size2.982.962.942.922.902.902.90
Population in non private dwellings1,4591,9742,8983,2293,6023,9364,156
Dwellings39,10446,67858,41574,62393,402112,763131,837
Dwelling occupancy rate95.3795.8996.1496.1996.2896.4996.82

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.90 2040 Average household size: 2.90 2039 Average household size: 2.91 2038 Average household size: 2.91 2037 Average household size: 2.91 2036 Average household size: 2.90 2035 Average household size: 2.90 2034 Average household size: 2.90 2033 Average household size: 2.90 2032 Average household size: 2.90 2031 Average household size: 2.90 2030 Average household size: 2.90 2029 Average household size: 2.90 2028 Average household size: 2.90 2027 Average household size: 2.91 2026 Average household size: 2.92 2025 Average household size: 2.92 2024 Average household size: 2.93 2023 Average household size: 2.94 2022 Average household size: 2.94 2021 Average household size: 2.94 2020 Average household size: 2.95 2019 Average household size: 2.95 2018 Average household size: 2.95 2017 Average household size: 2.96 2016 Average household size: 2.96 2015 Average household size: 2.96 2014 Average household size: 2.97 2013 Average household size: 2.96 2012 Average household size: 2.98 2011 Average household size: 2.98 2041 Average household size: 2.90 2040 Average household size: 2.90 2039 Average household size: 2.91 2038 Average household size: 2.91 2037 Average household size: 2.91 2036 Average household size: 2.90 2035 Average household size: 2.90 2034 Average household size: 2.90 2033 Average household size: 2.90 2032 Average household size: 2.90 2031 Average household size: 2.90 2030 Average household size: 2.90 2029 Average household size: 2.90 2028 Average household size: 2.90 2027 Average household size: 2.91 2026 Average household size: 2.92 2025 Average household size: 2.92 2024 Average household size: 2.93 2023 Average household size: 2.94 2022 Average household size: 2.94 2021 Average household size: 2.94 2020 Average household size: 2.95 2019 Average household size: 2.95 2018 Average household size: 2.95 2017 Average household size: 2.96 2016 Average household size: 2.96 2015 Average household size: 2.96 2014 Average household size: 2.97 2013 Average household size: 2.96 2012 Average household size: 2.98 2041 Households: 127,640 2040 Households: 123,845 2039 Households: 120,052 2038 Households: 116,295 2037 Households: 112,521 2036 Households: 108,804 2035 Households: 105,085 2034 Households: 101,304 2033 Households: 97,532 2032 Households: 93,707 2031 Households: 89,928 2030 Households: 86,189 2029 Households: 82,479 2028 Households: 78,893 2027 Households: 75,317 2026 Households: 71,780 2025 Households: 68,352 2024 Households: 65,090 2023 Households: 61,967 2022 Households: 58,927 2021 Households: 56,159 2020 Households: 53,531 2019 Households: 51,112 2018 Households: 48,794 2017 Households: 46,646 2016 Households: 44,756 2015 Households: 42,862 2014 Households: 41,153 2013 Households: 39,693 2012 Households: 38,363 2011 Households: 37,293 2041 Total population: 374,700 2040 Total population: 363,843 2039 Total population: 352,953 2038 Total population: 342,100 2037 Total population: 330,964 2036 Total population: 319,977 2035 Total population: 309,080 2034 Total population: 297,939 2033 Total population: 286,880 2032 Total population: 275,617 2031 Total population: 264,458 2030 Total population: 253,688 2029 Total population: 242,887 2028 Total population: 232,536 2027 Total population: 222,352 2026 Total population: 212,501 2025 Total population: 202,998 2024 Total population: 193,873 2023 Total population: 185,140 2022 Total population: 176,271 2021 Total population: 168,146 2020 Total population: 160,493 2019 Total population: 153,439 2018 Total population: 146,595 2017 Total population: 140,408 2016 Total population: 134,371 2015 Total population: 128,346 2014 Total population: 123,560 2013 Total population: 119,102 2012 Total population: 115,829 2011 Total population: 112,645
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Melton was estimated to be 112,645 people. It is expected to increase by over 99,800 people to 212,501 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 4.32%. This is based on an increase of over 34,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.98 to 2.92 by 2026.

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