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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 Melville

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Melville will increase by an average of 504 dwellings per annum to 51,856 in 2036.

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 Melville. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2036
City of MelvilleChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2036
Areanumber%
City of Melville+10,071+24.1
Alfred Cove - Myaree+258+13.3
Applecross+1,792+55.4
Ardross+718+41.5
Attadale+223+8.3
Bateman+76+5.4
Bicton+244+8.0
Booragoon+1,314+56.5
Bull Creek+312+9.9
Kardinya+491+13.4
Leeming+249+7.9
Melville+314+12.9
Mt Pleasant - Brentwood+730+18.6
Murdoch+1,520+127.1
Palmyra+436+12.4
Willagee+1,313+58.6
Winthrop+81+3.8

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2036 Total dwellings: 51,856 2035 Total dwellings: 51,372 2034 Total dwellings: 50,877 2033 Total dwellings: 50,371 2032 Total dwellings: 49,877 2031 Total dwellings: 49,375 2030 Total dwellings: 48,881 2029 Total dwellings: 48,385 2028 Total dwellings: 47,886 2027 Total dwellings: 47,384 2026 Total dwellings: 46,878 2025 Total dwellings: 46,380 2024 Total dwellings: 45,880 2023 Total dwellings: 45,391 2022 Total dwellings: 44,887 2021 Total dwellings: 44,343 2020 Total dwellings: 43,788 2019 Total dwellings: 43,155 2018 Total dwellings: 42,555 2017 Total dwellings: 42,118 2036 Total dwellings: 51,856 2035 Total dwellings: 51,372 2034 Total dwellings: 50,877 2033 Total dwellings: 50,371 2032 Total dwellings: 49,877 2031 Total dwellings: 49,375 2030 Total dwellings: 48,881 2029 Total dwellings: 48,385 2028 Total dwellings: 47,886 2027 Total dwellings: 47,384 2026 Total dwellings: 46,878 2025 Total dwellings: 46,380 2024 Total dwellings: 45,880 2023 Total dwellings: 45,391 2022 Total dwellings: 44,887 2021 Total dwellings: 44,343 2020 Total dwellings: 43,788 2019 Total dwellings: 43,155 2018 Total dwellings: 42,555 2017 Total dwellings: 42,118 2036 Forecast development: 484 2035 Forecast development: 495 2034 Forecast development: 506 2033 Forecast development: 494 2032 Forecast development: 502 2031 Forecast development: 494 2030 Forecast development: 496 2029 Forecast development: 499 2028 Forecast development: 502 2027 Forecast development: 506 2026 Forecast development: 498 2025 Forecast development: 500 2024 Forecast development: 489 2023 Forecast development: 504 2022 Forecast development: 544 2021 Forecast development: 555 2020 Forecast development: 633 2019 Forecast development: 600 2018 Forecast development: 437 2017 Forecast development: 333
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
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