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City of Yarra

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Yarra is forecast to grow from 37,182 in 2011 to 49,981 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.19 to 2.17 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Yarra. 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
City of YarraForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population79,01388,12095,911103,191110,512117,036
Change in population (5yrs)--9,1077,7907,2807,3216,524
Average annual change--2.21%1.71%1.47%1.38%1.15%
Households35,31239,43143,17846,74150,26753,452
Average household size2.192.192.182.172.172.16
Population in non private dwellings1,6041,6041,6041,6041,6041,604
Dwellings37,18241,92146,10349,98153,75757,166
Dwelling occupancy rate94.9794.0693.6693.5293.5193.50

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2013.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.16 2035 Average household size: 2.16 2034 Average household size: 2.16 2033 Average household size: 2.16 2032 Average household size: 2.17 2031 Average household size: 2.17 2030 Average household size: 2.17 2029 Average household size: 2.17 2028 Average household size: 2.17 2027 Average household size: 2.17 2026 Average household size: 2.17 2025 Average household size: 2.17 2024 Average household size: 2.18 2023 Average household size: 2.18 2022 Average household size: 2.18 2021 Average household size: 2.18 2020 Average household size: 2.19 2019 Average household size: 2.19 2018 Average household size: 2.19 2017 Average household size: 2.19 2016 Average household size: 2.19 2015 Average household size: 2.20 2014 Average household size: 2.20 2013 Average household size: 2.20 2012 Average household size: 2.19 2011 Average household size: 2.19 2036 Average household size: 2.16 2035 Average household size: 2.16 2034 Average household size: 2.16 2033 Average household size: 2.16 2032 Average household size: 2.17 2031 Average household size: 2.17 2030 Average household size: 2.17 2029 Average household size: 2.17 2028 Average household size: 2.17 2027 Average household size: 2.17 2026 Average household size: 2.17 2025 Average household size: 2.17 2024 Average household size: 2.18 2023 Average household size: 2.18 2022 Average household size: 2.18 2021 Average household size: 2.18 2020 Average household size: 2.19 2019 Average household size: 2.19 2018 Average household size: 2.19 2017 Average household size: 2.19 2016 Average household size: 2.19 2015 Average household size: 2.20 2014 Average household size: 2.20 2013 Average household size: 2.20 2012 Average household size: 2.19 2036 Households: 53,453 2035 Households: 52,823 2034 Households: 52,195 2033 Households: 51,567 2032 Households: 50,918 2031 Households: 50,265 2030 Households: 49,593 2029 Households: 48,889 2028 Households: 48,171 2027 Households: 47,454 2026 Households: 46,744 2025 Households: 46,039 2024 Households: 45,329 2023 Households: 44,621 2022 Households: 43,899 2021 Households: 43,177 2020 Households: 42,454 2019 Households: 41,726 2018 Households: 40,959 2017 Households: 40,196 2016 Households: 39,432 2015 Households: 38,706 2014 Households: 38,025 2013 Households: 37,336 2012 Households: 36,050 2011 Households: 35,311 2036 Total population: 117,036 2035 Total population: 115,746 2034 Total population: 114,463 2033 Total population: 113,182 2032 Total population: 111,849 2031 Total population: 110,512 2030 Total population: 109,133 2029 Total population: 107,673 2028 Total population: 106,172 2027 Total population: 104,667 2026 Total population: 103,191 2025 Total population: 101,736 2024 Total population: 100,283 2023 Total population: 98,848 2022 Total population: 97,382 2021 Total population: 95,911 2020 Total population: 94,443 2019 Total population: 92,961 2018 Total population: 91,335 2017 Total population: 89,710 2016 Total population: 88,120 2015 Total population: 86,580 2014 Total population: 85,119 2013 Total population: 83,615 2012 Total population: 80,614 2011 Total population: 79,013
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2013.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Yarra was estimated to be 79,013 people. It is expected to increase by over 24,100 people to 103,191 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.80%. This is based on an increase of over 11,400 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.19 to 2.17 by 2026.

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