City of WhittleseaPopulation forecast
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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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City of Whittlesea

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in City of Whittlesea will increase by an average of 2,496 dwellings per annum to 134,223 in 2041.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in the City of Whittlesea. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2041
City of WhittleseaChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2041
Areanumber%
City of Whittlesea+62,406+86.9

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2041 Total dwellings: 134,223 2040 Total dwellings: 131,939 2039 Total dwellings: 129,632 2038 Total dwellings: 127,314 2037 Total dwellings: 124,985 2036 Total dwellings: 122,653 2035 Total dwellings: 120,318 2034 Total dwellings: 117,990 2033 Total dwellings: 115,631 2032 Total dwellings: 113,246 2031 Total dwellings: 110,809 2030 Total dwellings: 108,341 2029 Total dwellings: 105,854 2028 Total dwellings: 103,353 2027 Total dwellings: 100,817 2026 Total dwellings: 98,238 2025 Total dwellings: 95,635 2024 Total dwellings: 93,013 2023 Total dwellings: 90,340 2022 Total dwellings: 87,641 2021 Total dwellings: 84,982 2020 Total dwellings: 82,330 2019 Total dwellings: 79,653 2018 Total dwellings: 76,988 2017 Total dwellings: 74,320 2041 Total dwellings: 134,223 2040 Total dwellings: 131,939 2039 Total dwellings: 129,632 2038 Total dwellings: 127,314 2037 Total dwellings: 124,985 2036 Total dwellings: 122,653 2035 Total dwellings: 120,318 2034 Total dwellings: 117,990 2033 Total dwellings: 115,631 2032 Total dwellings: 113,246 2031 Total dwellings: 110,809 2030 Total dwellings: 108,341 2029 Total dwellings: 105,854 2028 Total dwellings: 103,353 2027 Total dwellings: 100,817 2026 Total dwellings: 98,238 2025 Total dwellings: 95,635 2024 Total dwellings: 93,013 2023 Total dwellings: 90,340 2022 Total dwellings: 87,641 2021 Total dwellings: 84,982 2020 Total dwellings: 82,330 2019 Total dwellings: 79,653 2018 Total dwellings: 76,988 2017 Total dwellings: 74,320 2041 Forecast development: 2,284 2040 Forecast development: 2,307 2039 Forecast development: 2,318 2038 Forecast development: 2,329 2037 Forecast development: 2,332 2036 Forecast development: 2,335 2035 Forecast development: 2,328 2034 Forecast development: 2,359 2033 Forecast development: 2,385 2032 Forecast development: 2,437 2031 Forecast development: 2,468 2030 Forecast development: 2,487 2029 Forecast development: 2,501 2028 Forecast development: 2,536 2027 Forecast development: 2,579 2026 Forecast development: 2,603 2025 Forecast development: 2,622 2024 Forecast development: 2,673 2023 Forecast development: 2,699 2022 Forecast development: 2,659 2021 Forecast development: 2,652 2020 Forecast development: 2,677 2019 Forecast development: 2,665 2018 Forecast development: 2,668 2017 Forecast development: 2,503
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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