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Frankston CityPopulation forecast

Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre is forecast to grow from 2,225 in 2016 to 3,906 in 2031, with the average household size rising from 1.73 to 1.80 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre. 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 Metropolitan Activity CentreForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population3,6604,3205,4266,6017,7718,880
Change in population (5yrs)--6601,1061,1741,1701,110
Average annual change--3.37%4.67%4.00%3.32%2.71%
Households1,9952,3042,8823,5164,1524,794
Average household size1.731.761.791.801.801.79
Population in non private dwellings213273273273308308
Dwellings2,2252,5683,2063,9064,6065,306
Dwelling occupancy rate89.6689.7289.8990.0290.1490.35
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre was estimated to be 3,660 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,941 people to 6,601 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 6.07%. This is based on an increase of over 1,521 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 1.73 to 1.80 by 2026.

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