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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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Moreland City Council

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the Moreland City Council is forecast to grow from 71,484 in 2016 to 92,912 in 2031, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.46 to 2.46 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Moreland City Council. 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
Moreland City CouncilForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population172,091200,643213,719221,918228,425
Change in population (5yrs)--28,55213,0768,1996,507
Average annual change--3.12%1.27%0.76%0.58%
Households69,15679,85285,35389,23592,593
Average household size2.462.482.482.462.44
Population in non private dwellings2,0132,2352,2952,2952,295
Dwellings71,48482,81288,72792,91296,489
Dwelling occupancy rate96.7496.4396.2096.0495.96

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.44 2035 Average household size: 2.45 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.46 2031 Average household size: 2.46 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.47 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.48 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.48 2018 Average household size: 2.48 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2016 Average household size: 2.46 2036 Average household size: 2.44 2035 Average household size: 2.45 2034 Average household size: 2.45 2033 Average household size: 2.45 2032 Average household size: 2.46 2031 Average household size: 2.46 2030 Average household size: 2.47 2029 Average household size: 2.47 2028 Average household size: 2.47 2027 Average household size: 2.47 2026 Average household size: 2.48 2025 Average household size: 2.48 2024 Average household size: 2.48 2023 Average household size: 2.48 2022 Average household size: 2.48 2021 Average household size: 2.48 2020 Average household size: 2.48 2019 Average household size: 2.48 2018 Average household size: 2.48 2017 Average household size: 2.47 2036 Households: 92,597 2035 Households: 91,928 2034 Households: 91,260 2033 Households: 90,591 2032 Households: 89,920 2031 Households: 89,232 2030 Households: 88,538 2029 Households: 87,779 2028 Households: 86,991 2027 Households: 86,178 2026 Households: 85,360 2025 Households: 84,513 2024 Households: 83,523 2023 Households: 82,481 2022 Households: 81,199 2021 Households: 79,852 2020 Households: 78,081 2019 Households: 76,117 2018 Households: 74,019 2017 Households: 71,449 2016 Households: 69,157 2036 Total population: 228,425 2035 Total population: 227,145 2034 Total population: 225,846 2033 Total population: 224,559 2032 Total population: 223,264 2031 Total population: 221,918 2030 Total population: 220,548 2029 Total population: 218,976 2028 Total population: 217,301 2027 Total population: 215,550 2026 Total population: 213,719 2025 Total population: 211,846 2024 Total population: 209,528 2023 Total population: 207,087 2022 Total population: 203,972 2021 Total population: 200,643 2020 Total population: 196,133 2019 Total population: 191,022 2018 Total population: 185,561 2017 Total population: 178,592 2016 Total population: 172,091
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the Moreland City Council was estimated to be 172,091 people. It is expected to increase by over 49,800 people to 221,918 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 2.58%. This is based on an increase of over 20,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.46 to 2.46 by 2031.

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