City of Maribyrnong
Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in City of Maribyrnong is forecast to grow from 36,096 in 2016 to 50,501 in 2026, with the average household size remaining stable from 2.49 to 2.49 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in City of Maribyrnong. 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 Maribyrnong||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||18,241||15,118||13,236||11,863||11,623|
|Average annual change||--||3.87%||2.71%||2.10%||1.71%||1.55%|
|Average household size||2.49||2.50||2.49||2.47||2.46||2.45|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,033||1,033||1,033||1,033||1,033||1,033|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.16||95.51||95.22||94.95||94.74||94.71|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, November 2017.
In 2016, the total population of City of Maribyrnong was estimated to be 87,355 people. It is expected to increase by over 33,300 people to 120,714 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.29%. This is based on an increase of over 19,000 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household remaining stable from 2.49 to 2.49 by 2026.