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City of Melville

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Melville is forecast to grow from 40,521 in 2011 to 46,960 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.57 to 2.56 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Melville. 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 MelvilleForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population102,135106,771113,034117,869122,928128,415
Change in population (5yrs)--4,6366,2634,8355,0605,486
Average annual change--0.89%1.15%0.84%0.84%0.88%
Households39,28141,00843,31145,49647,75150,066
Average household size2.572.572.582.562.542.53
Population in non private dwellings1,0841,2621,4121,5721,7121,812
Dwellings40,52141,86744,42546,96049,45751,938
Dwelling occupancy rate96.9497.9597.4996.8896.5596.40

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2015.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.53 2033 Average household size: 2.53 2032 Average household size: 2.54 2031 Average household size: 2.54 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.57 2016 Average household size: 2.57 2015 Average household size: 2.57 2014 Average household size: 2.57 2013 Average household size: 2.57 2012 Average household size: 2.57 2011 Average household size: 2.57 2036 Average household size: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.53 2033 Average household size: 2.53 2032 Average household size: 2.54 2031 Average household size: 2.54 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.56 2024 Average household size: 2.56 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.57 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.57 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.57 2016 Average household size: 2.57 2015 Average household size: 2.57 2014 Average household size: 2.57 2013 Average household size: 2.57 2012 Average household size: 2.57 2036 Households: 50,064 2035 Households: 49,610 2034 Households: 49,145 2033 Households: 48,675 2032 Households: 48,215 2031 Households: 47,753 2030 Households: 47,299 2029 Households: 46,844 2028 Households: 46,395 2027 Households: 45,946 2026 Households: 45,498 2025 Households: 45,070 2024 Households: 44,640 2023 Households: 44,220 2022 Households: 43,784 2021 Households: 43,308 2020 Households: 42,824 2019 Households: 42,259 2018 Households: 41,708 2017 Households: 41,306 2016 Households: 41,005 2015 Households: 40,743 2014 Households: 40,495 2013 Households: 40,087 2012 Households: 39,722 2011 Households: 39,282 2036 Total population: 128,415 2035 Total population: 127,337 2034 Total population: 126,239 2033 Total population: 125,132 2032 Total population: 124,075 2031 Total population: 122,928 2030 Total population: 121,909 2029 Total population: 120,899 2028 Total population: 119,921 2027 Total population: 118,963 2026 Total population: 117,869 2025 Total population: 116,981 2024 Total population: 116,064 2023 Total population: 115,194 2022 Total population: 114,258 2021 Total population: 113,034 2020 Total population: 111,690 2019 Total population: 110,139 2018 Total population: 108,666 2017 Total population: 107,620 2016 Total population: 106,771 2015 Total population: 105,916 2014 Total population: 105,256 2013 Total population: 104,045 2012 Total population: 103,078 2011 Total population: 102,135
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Melville was estimated to be 102,135 people. It is expected to increase by over 15,700 people to 117,869 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.96%. This is based on an increase of over 6,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.57 to 2.56 by 2026.

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