Shire of NillumbikPopulation forecast
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Nillumbik Shire

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Nillumbik Shire is forecast to grow from 21,291 in 2011 to 24,149 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 3.02 to 2.75 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Nillumbik Shire. 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
Nillumbik ShireForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population62,71662,61763,79665,56767,33869,588
Change in population (5yrs)---991,1781,7711,7712,251
Average annual change---0.03%0.37%0.55%0.53%0.66%
Households20,63721,53122,51523,54524,43925,332
Average household size3.022.892.812.752.722.71
Population in non private dwellings385470635722809896
Dwellings21,29122,10323,09424,14925,06425,979
Dwelling occupancy rate96.9397.4197.4997.5097.5197.51

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.71 2035 Average household size: 2.71 2034 Average household size: 2.71 2033 Average household size: 2.72 2032 Average household size: 2.72 2031 Average household size: 2.72 2030 Average household size: 2.73 2029 Average household size: 2.73 2028 Average household size: 2.74 2027 Average household size: 2.75 2026 Average household size: 2.75 2025 Average household size: 2.76 2024 Average household size: 2.77 2023 Average household size: 2.78 2022 Average household size: 2.79 2021 Average household size: 2.81 2020 Average household size: 2.82 2019 Average household size: 2.83 2018 Average household size: 2.85 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2016 Average household size: 2.89 2015 Average household size: 2.91 2014 Average household size: 2.94 2013 Average household size: 2.96 2012 Average household size: 2.99 2011 Average household size: 3.02 2036 Average household size: 2.71 2035 Average household size: 2.71 2034 Average household size: 2.71 2033 Average household size: 2.72 2032 Average household size: 2.72 2031 Average household size: 2.72 2030 Average household size: 2.73 2029 Average household size: 2.73 2028 Average household size: 2.74 2027 Average household size: 2.75 2026 Average household size: 2.75 2025 Average household size: 2.76 2024 Average household size: 2.77 2023 Average household size: 2.78 2022 Average household size: 2.79 2021 Average household size: 2.81 2020 Average household size: 2.82 2019 Average household size: 2.83 2018 Average household size: 2.85 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2016 Average household size: 2.89 2015 Average household size: 2.91 2014 Average household size: 2.94 2013 Average household size: 2.96 2012 Average household size: 2.99 2036 Households: 25,329 2035 Households: 25,148 2034 Households: 24,965 2033 Households: 24,792 2032 Households: 24,617 2031 Households: 24,437 2030 Households: 24,260 2029 Households: 24,079 2028 Households: 23,904 2027 Households: 23,724 2026 Households: 23,545 2025 Households: 23,353 2024 Households: 23,156 2023 Households: 22,946 2022 Households: 22,732 2021 Households: 22,516 2020 Households: 22,302 2019 Households: 22,101 2018 Households: 21,900 2017 Households: 21,703 2016 Households: 21,530 2015 Households: 21,357 2014 Households: 21,147 2013 Households: 20,997 2012 Households: 20,863 2011 Households: 20,639 2036 Total population: 69,588 2035 Total population: 69,120 2034 Total population: 68,651 2033 Total population: 68,230 2032 Total population: 67,831 2031 Total population: 67,338 2030 Total population: 66,972 2029 Total population: 66,602 2028 Total population: 66,277 2027 Total population: 65,965 2026 Total population: 65,567 2025 Total population: 65,204 2024 Total population: 64,862 2023 Total population: 64,504 2022 Total population: 64,193 2021 Total population: 63,796 2020 Total population: 63,467 2019 Total population: 63,206 2018 Total population: 62,996 2017 Total population: 62,787 2016 Total population: 62,617 2015 Total population: 62,568 2014 Total population: 62,488 2013 Total population: 62,592 2012 Total population: 62,809 2011 Total population: 62,716
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Nillumbik Shire was estimated to be 62,716 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,800 people to 65,567 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.30%. This is based on an increase of over 2,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.02 to 2.75 by 2026.

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