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Moreland City Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Moreland City Council is forecast to grow from 63,793 in 2011 to 88,253 in 2026, with the average household size rising from 2.49 to 2.50 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Moreland City Council. 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
Moreland City CouncilForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population154,245172,373200,163213,352221,938228,807
Change in population (5yrs)--18,12827,79013,1898,5856,869
Average annual change--2.25%3.03%1.28%0.79%0.61%
Households61,22068,04678,69984,25188,20191,609
Average household size2.492.502.512.502.492.47
Population in non private dwellings2,0732,0732,2952,3552,3552,355
Dwellings63,79371,01082,33888,25392,43896,015
Dwelling occupancy rate95.9795.8395.5895.4795.4295.41

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.47 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.48 2032 Average household size: 2.49 2031 Average household size: 2.49 2030 Average household size: 2.49 2029 Average household size: 2.50 2028 Average household size: 2.50 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.51 2017 Average household size: 2.51 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.50 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.49 2012 Average household size: 2.49 2011 Average household size: 2.49 2036 Average household size: 2.47 2035 Average household size: 2.48 2034 Average household size: 2.48 2033 Average household size: 2.48 2032 Average household size: 2.49 2031 Average household size: 2.49 2030 Average household size: 2.49 2029 Average household size: 2.50 2028 Average household size: 2.50 2027 Average household size: 2.50 2026 Average household size: 2.50 2025 Average household size: 2.51 2024 Average household size: 2.51 2023 Average household size: 2.51 2022 Average household size: 2.51 2021 Average household size: 2.51 2020 Average household size: 2.51 2019 Average household size: 2.51 2018 Average household size: 2.51 2017 Average household size: 2.51 2016 Average household size: 2.50 2015 Average household size: 2.50 2014 Average household size: 2.49 2013 Average household size: 2.49 2012 Average household size: 2.49 2036 Households: 91,602 2035 Households: 90,927 2034 Households: 90,253 2033 Households: 89,578 2032 Households: 88,902 2031 Households: 88,206 2030 Households: 87,507 2029 Households: 86,744 2028 Households: 85,931 2027 Households: 85,095 2026 Households: 84,253 2025 Households: 83,388 2024 Households: 82,383 2023 Households: 81,329 2022 Households: 80,047 2021 Households: 78,700 2020 Households: 76,938 2019 Households: 74,991 2018 Households: 72,908 2017 Households: 70,336 2016 Households: 68,051 2015 Households: 66,754 2014 Households: 64,893 2013 Households: 63,590 2012 Households: 62,596 2011 Households: 61,218 2036 Total population: 228,807 2035 Total population: 227,450 2034 Total population: 226,085 2033 Total population: 224,718 2032 Total population: 223,366 2031 Total population: 221,938 2030 Total population: 220,493 2029 Total population: 218,862 2028 Total population: 217,109 2027 Total population: 215,265 2026 Total population: 213,352 2025 Total population: 211,397 2024 Total population: 209,058 2023 Total population: 206,568 2022 Total population: 203,489 2021 Total population: 200,163 2020 Total population: 195,706 2019 Total population: 190,711 2018 Total population: 185,390 2017 Total population: 178,609 2016 Total population: 172,373 2015 Total population: 168,888 2014 Total population: 163,916 2013 Total population: 160,505 2012 Total population: 157,874 2011 Total population: 154,245
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the Moreland City Council was estimated to be 154,245 people. It is expected to increase by over 59,100 people to 213,352 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.19%. This is based on an increase of over 23,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.49 to 2.50 by 2026.

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