City of KingstonPopulation forecast

This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Kingston Population Forecasts

What is is a comprehensive online demographic forecast which shows how the population will change between 2016 and 2036. It helps council staff and community organisations understand the likely outcomes of current population trends and council policies on the future population of the area. is designed to answer the questions:

  • How will our community change in the future?
  • What is driving these changes?
  • Where and when should we allocate resources to communities?

The City of Kingston forecast has been developed as a website linked to your Council website for ease of access by staff and the community, it can also be accessed directly at:

City of Kingston

What does it look like?

Information is presented in a variety of formats. These include charts showing changes over time, tables with detailed age and household type data, and interactive maps showing the spatial distribution of change over selectable time periods.

What information is included?

City of Kingston population forecast website is a public website containing detailed population, dwelling and household forecasts under the following menu structure:

About the forecast areas


  • Residential development
  • Net migration by age
  • Non-private dwellings

Forecast results

  • Population, households and dwellings
  • Components of population change
  • Population and age structure
  • Household types

Forecast mapping

  • Dwellings and development map
  • Population and age structure map
  • Household types map


Data exporter

About the forecasts

Forecast methodology

  • Factors of population change
  • Household and suburbs life-cycles
  • Forecast modelling process
  • Notes on base data
  • FAQs
  • Glossary
  • References

For which geographic areas?

the City of Kingston population forecast provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:
Small areas
  • Aspendale
  • Aspendale Gardens
  • Bonbeach
  • Carrum
  • Chelsea
  • Chelsea Heights
  • Cheltenham
  • Clarinda
  • Clayton South
  • Dingley Village
  • Edithvale
  • Heatherton
  • Highett
  • Mentone - Moorabbin Airport
  • Moorabbin
  • Mordialloc - Braeside
  • Oakleigh South
  • Parkdale
  • Parkdale areas
  • Parkdale (East)
  • Parkdale (West)
  • Planning Areas
  • Aspendale - Aspendale Gardens - Edithvale Planning Area
  • Chelsea - Chelsea Heights - Bonbeach Planning Area
  • Cheltenham Planning Area
  • Clarinda - Oakleigh South Planning Area
  • Clayton South Planning Area
  • Dingley Village - Heatherton Planning Area
  • Mentone - Parkdale Planning Area
  • Moorabbin - Highett Planning Area
  • Mordialloc Planning Area
  • How can I access City of Kingston population forecast?

    The City of Kingston forecast can be accessed via the City of Kingston website or at: