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Hobsons Bay CityPopulation forecast

Hobsons Bay City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hobsons Bay City is forecast to grow from 37,337 in 2016 to 51,722 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.58 to 2.51 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hobsons Bay 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
Hobsons Bay CityForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--6,9158,2107,4515,5054,651
Average annual change--1.44%1.59%1.34%0.93%0.75%
Average household size2.582.582.572.552.532.51
Population in non private dwellings1,1721,4941,5241,5541,6141,614
Dwelling occupancy rate95.8995.8695.8495.8395.8295.80
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Hobsons Bay City was estimated to be 93,445 people. It is expected to increase by over 22,576 people to 116,021 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.19%. This is based on an increase of over 9,041 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.58 to 2.55 by 2026.

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