City of MonashPopulation 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 Monash

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Monash is forecast to grow from 71,312 in 2016 to 79,177 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.73 to 2.66 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Monash. The period 2016 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 MonashForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population192,850199,343204,737209,923214,649
Change in population (5yrs)--6,4935,3945,1864,726
Average annual change--0.66%0.54%0.50%0.45%
Households69,05672,17874,66576,97579,201
Average household size2.732.692.682.662.65
Population in non private dwellings4,6594,9194,9915,0485,118
Dwellings71,31274,45476,91279,17781,336
Dwelling occupancy rate96.8496.9497.0897.2297.38

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.65 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.66 2030 Average household size: 2.66 2029 Average household size: 2.67 2028 Average household size: 2.67 2027 Average household size: 2.67 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.68 2024 Average household size: 2.68 2023 Average household size: 2.69 2022 Average household size: 2.69 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.73 2036 Average household size: 2.65 2035 Average household size: 2.65 2034 Average household size: 2.65 2033 Average household size: 2.66 2032 Average household size: 2.66 2031 Average household size: 2.66 2030 Average household size: 2.66 2029 Average household size: 2.67 2028 Average household size: 2.67 2027 Average household size: 2.67 2026 Average household size: 2.68 2025 Average household size: 2.68 2024 Average household size: 2.68 2023 Average household size: 2.69 2022 Average household size: 2.69 2021 Average household size: 2.69 2020 Average household size: 2.70 2019 Average household size: 2.71 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2036 Households: 79,199 2035 Households: 78,752 2034 Households: 78,305 2033 Households: 77,865 2032 Households: 77,420 2031 Households: 76,978 2030 Households: 76,527 2029 Households: 76,076 2028 Households: 75,612 2027 Households: 75,154 2026 Households: 74,663 2025 Households: 74,173 2024 Households: 73,681 2023 Households: 73,176 2022 Households: 72,677 2021 Households: 72,178 2020 Households: 71,638 2019 Households: 71,066 2018 Households: 70,449 2017 Households: 69,802 2016 Households: 69,056 2036 Total population: 214,649 2035 Total population: 213,720 2034 Total population: 212,794 2033 Total population: 211,886 2032 Total population: 210,952 2031 Total population: 209,923 2030 Total population: 208,937 2029 Total population: 207,947 2028 Total population: 206,907 2027 Total population: 205,877 2026 Total population: 204,737 2025 Total population: 203,702 2024 Total population: 202,698 2023 Total population: 201,629 2022 Total population: 200,581 2021 Total population: 199,343 2020 Total population: 198,377 2019 Total population: 197,423 2018 Total population: 196,385 2017 Total population: 195,320 2016 Total population: 192,850
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Monash was estimated to be 192,850 people. It is expected to increase by over 17,000 people to 209,923 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.85%. This is based on an increase of over 7,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.73 to 2.66 by 2031.

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