About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Abbotsford is 8,908, and is forecast to grow to 11,769 by 2036.
Abbotsford is a predominantly residential and industrial area. Industry is located mainly on the western side, near the Yarra River. Abbotsford is bounded by the Eastern Freeway in the north, the Yarra River in the east, Victoria Street in the south and Hoddle Street in the west.