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Frankston CityPopulation forecast

Frankston City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Frankston City is forecast to grow from 57,250 in 2016 to 69,988 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.51 to 2.41 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Frankston City. The period 2016 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
Frankston CityForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--6,4905,6664,4503,8273,681
Average annual change--0.91%0.76%0.58%0.49%0.46%
Average household size2.512.502.482.452.432.41
Population in non private dwellings1,7121,8621,9412,0462,2012,321
Dwelling occupancy rate95.9095.8695.8795.8395.7995.76
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Frankston City was estimated to be 139,496 people. It is expected to increase by over 16,606 people to 156,102 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.13%. This is based on an increase of over 7,953 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.51 to 2.45 by 2026.

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