City of DarebinPopulation forecast

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 Darebin

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2041, the population for the City of Darebin is forecast to increase by 75,102 persons (48.45% growth), at an average annual change of 1.59%.

This table summarises the population for the City of Darebin and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
City of DarebinForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area201620212026203120362041Total changeAvg. annual % change
City of Darebin155,016173,386189,985204,136217,186230,118+75,102+1.59
Bundoora - Macleod7,9909,88811,60512,07812,47512,780+4,790+1.90
Northcote (East)15,91516,67717,10717,74818,60019,480+3,565+0.81
Northcote (West)10,35311,78713,39314,22314,86315,505+5,153+1.63
Preston (East)18,80822,20325,05228,36231,31034,278+15,471+2.43
Preston (West)16,32819,09923,05826,43030,00833,728+17,400+2.94
Reservoir (Cheddar)14,72116,08116,91318,22818,79819,271+4,550+1.08
Reservoir (Edwardes Lake)14,56115,70216,44717,78019,15620,620+6,059+1.40
Reservoir (Merrilands)10,38510,91611,20711,43311,65911,815+1,431+0.52
Reservoir (Oakhill)13,01115,39217,30618,44719,47320,356+7,345+1.81
Thornbury (East)11,46512,67713,52314,00414,44714,890+3,425+1.05
Thornbury (West)8,1958,7019,2609,4979,77810,075+1,879+0.83
Northland Urban Renewal Precinct1251271251,2222,5044,039+3,914+14.91
Northcote Activity Centre3,4364,5755,6796,8127,9379,083+5,647+3.96
Preston Activity Centre4,3396,4968,73511,41714,32217,172+12,833+5.66
Reservoir Activity Centre3,8434,3824,7486,1887,5418,879+5,037+3.41

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