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Hobsons Bay CityPopulation forecast

Hobsons Bay City

Components of population change

The greatest population change for Hobsons Bay City is forecast for the period from 2022 to 2026, which is expected to have a net increase of 8,210 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
Hobsons Bay CityForecast period
Component2017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 20362037 to 2041
Natural increase/decrease3,7364,1554,4954,5724,503
Net migration2,8564,0252,926873148
Change in persons in non-private dwellings3223030600
Total population change6,9158,2107,4515,5054,651
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2020.

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