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City of Glen EiraPopulation forecast

City of Glen Eira

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Glen Eira is forecast to grow from 60,464 in 2016 to 76,481 in 2036, with the average household size falling from 2.53 to 2.43 by 2036.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Glen Eira. 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
City of Glen EiraForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population149,012159,152167,052173,823180,626
Change in population (5yrs)--10,1407,9006,7716,802
Average annual change--1.33%0.97%0.80%0.77%
Households58,16962,81766,70870,10573,355
Average household size2.532.502.472.452.43
Population in non private dwellings2,0022,0022,0322,1522,272
Dwellings60,46465,31869,36372,99876,481
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2096.1796.1796.0495.91
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Glen Eira was estimated to be 149,012 people. It is expected to increase by over 24,811 people to 173,823 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.55%. This is based on an increase of over 11,936 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.53 to 2.45 by 2026.

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