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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 66,308 in 2011 to 75,384 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.72 to 2.65 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Monash. 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 MonashForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population177,970185,041192,048197,467202,730207,727
Change in population (5yrs)--7,0717,0075,4195,2634,996
Average annual change--0.78%0.75%0.56%0.53%0.49%
Households64,04167,44770,55673,00675,27577,436
Average household size2.722.692.662.652.642.63
Population in non private dwellings3,6073,7984,0584,1304,1874,257
Dwellings66,30869,78472,92675,38477,64979,808
Dwelling occupancy rate96.5896.6596.7596.8596.9497.03

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2014.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.63 2034 Average household size: 2.63 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.64 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.66 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.67 2018 Average household size: 2.68 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2016 Average household size: 2.69 2015 Average household size: 2.69 2014 Average household size: 2.69 2013 Average household size: 2.70 2012 Average household size: 2.70 2011 Average household size: 2.72 2036 Average household size: 2.63 2035 Average household size: 2.63 2034 Average household size: 2.63 2033 Average household size: 2.63 2032 Average household size: 2.64 2031 Average household size: 2.64 2030 Average household size: 2.64 2029 Average household size: 2.64 2028 Average household size: 2.64 2027 Average household size: 2.65 2026 Average household size: 2.65 2025 Average household size: 2.65 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.66 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.67 2018 Average household size: 2.68 2017 Average household size: 2.68 2016 Average household size: 2.69 2015 Average household size: 2.69 2014 Average household size: 2.69 2013 Average household size: 2.70 2012 Average household size: 2.70 2036 Households: 77,439 2035 Households: 77,003 2034 Households: 76,567 2033 Households: 76,137 2032 Households: 75,703 2031 Households: 75,271 2030 Households: 74,830 2029 Households: 74,389 2028 Households: 73,934 2027 Households: 73,485 2026 Households: 73,003 2025 Households: 72,520 2024 Households: 72,036 2023 Households: 71,538 2022 Households: 71,047 2021 Households: 70,554 2020 Households: 70,019 2019 Households: 69,450 2018 Households: 68,837 2017 Households: 68,193 2016 Households: 67,450 2015 Households: 66,700 2014 Households: 66,100 2013 Households: 65,224 2012 Households: 64,523 2011 Households: 64,041 2036 Total population: 207,727 2035 Total population: 206,750 2034 Total population: 205,767 2033 Total population: 204,787 2032 Total population: 203,789 2031 Total population: 202,730 2030 Total population: 201,723 2029 Total population: 200,704 2028 Total population: 199,665 2027 Total population: 198,619 2026 Total population: 197,467 2025 Total population: 196,373 2024 Total population: 195,329 2023 Total population: 194,221 2022 Total population: 193,094 2021 Total population: 192,048 2020 Total population: 190,879 2019 Total population: 189,679 2018 Total population: 188,384 2017 Total population: 186,943 2016 Total population: 185,041 2015 Total population: 183,084 2014 Total population: 181,661 2013 Total population: 179,546 2012 Total population: 177,929 2011 Total population: 177,970
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Monash was estimated to be 177,970 people. It is expected to increase by over 19,400 people to 197,467 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 8,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.72 to 2.65 by 2026.

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