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 Council||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||28,552||13,076||8,199||6,507|
|Average annual change||--||3.12%||1.27%||0.76%||0.58%|
|Average household size||2.46||2.48||2.48||2.46||2.44|
|Population in non private dwellings||2,013||2,235||2,295||2,295||2,295|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.74||96.43||96.20||96.04||95.96|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, November 2016.
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.