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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

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Melton will increase by an average of 3,406 dwellings per annum to 132,435 in 2041.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the City of Melton. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2041
City of MeltonChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2041
Areanumber%
City of Melton+85,159+180.1
Brookfield+3,597+109.7
Burnside+815+49.8
Burnside Heights+146+8.2
Caroline Springs+610+7.5
Diggers Rest+5,134+509.4
Eynesbury Township+2,601+295.6
Hillside+405+7.8
Kororoit PSP Area+7,338+9511.3
Kurunjang+648+17.7
Melton+2,031+57.8
Melton East (future) PSP Area+4,578+11648.9
Melton South (Existing)+1,692+41.4
Melton West+5,088+80.0
Northern Rural+100+32.0
Rockbank Growth Area+12,865+2557.1
Rockbank North PSP Area+6,180+10483.5
Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson+4,433+1525.5
Taylors Hill+244+5.5
Taylors Hill West PSP Area & Plumpton PSP Area+7,942+552.6
Toolern PSP Remainder+11,576+4181.6
Toolern PSP Residential Area 1+3,453+1074.1
Warrensbrook (future) PSP Area+3,683+8696.6
Melton Township+13,056+62.5
Melton East+17,500+77.3

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

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2041 Total dwellings: 132,435 2040 Total dwellings: 128,619 2039 Total dwellings: 124,784 2038 Total dwellings: 120,978 2037 Total dwellings: 117,144 2036 Total dwellings: 113,361 2035 Total dwellings: 109,559 2034 Total dwellings: 105,690 2033 Total dwellings: 101,821 2032 Total dwellings: 97,890 2031 Total dwellings: 94,000 2030 Total dwellings: 90,139 2029 Total dwellings: 86,305 2028 Total dwellings: 82,593 2027 Total dwellings: 78,887 2026 Total dwellings: 75,221 2025 Total dwellings: 71,670 2024 Total dwellings: 68,288 2023 Total dwellings: 65,043 2022 Total dwellings: 61,888 2021 Total dwellings: 59,013 2020 Total dwellings: 56,285 2019 Total dwellings: 53,778 2018 Total dwellings: 51,383 2017 Total dwellings: 49,169 2041 Total dwellings: 132,435 2040 Total dwellings: 128,619 2039 Total dwellings: 124,784 2038 Total dwellings: 120,978 2037 Total dwellings: 117,144 2036 Total dwellings: 113,361 2035 Total dwellings: 109,559 2034 Total dwellings: 105,690 2033 Total dwellings: 101,821 2032 Total dwellings: 97,890 2031 Total dwellings: 94,000 2030 Total dwellings: 90,139 2029 Total dwellings: 86,305 2028 Total dwellings: 82,593 2027 Total dwellings: 78,887 2026 Total dwellings: 75,221 2025 Total dwellings: 71,670 2024 Total dwellings: 68,288 2023 Total dwellings: 65,043 2022 Total dwellings: 61,888 2021 Total dwellings: 59,013 2020 Total dwellings: 56,285 2019 Total dwellings: 53,778 2018 Total dwellings: 51,383 2017 Total dwellings: 49,169 2041 Forecast development: 3,816 2040 Forecast development: 3,835 2039 Forecast development: 3,806 2038 Forecast development: 3,834 2037 Forecast development: 3,783 2036 Forecast development: 3,802 2035 Forecast development: 3,869 2034 Forecast development: 3,869 2033 Forecast development: 3,931 2032 Forecast development: 3,890 2031 Forecast development: 3,861 2030 Forecast development: 3,834 2029 Forecast development: 3,712 2028 Forecast development: 3,706 2027 Forecast development: 3,666 2026 Forecast development: 3,551 2025 Forecast development: 3,382 2024 Forecast development: 3,245 2023 Forecast development: 3,155 2022 Forecast development: 2,875 2021 Forecast development: 2,728 2020 Forecast development: 2,507 2019 Forecast development: 2,395 2018 Forecast development: 2,214 2017 Forecast development: 1,893
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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