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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Eynesbury Township

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Eynesbury Township is forecast to grow from 889 in 2016 to 4,517 in 2051, with the average household size falling from 3.08 to 2.82 by 2051.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Eynesbury Township. The period 2016 to 2031, 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
Eynesbury TownshipForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population2,6543,4174,8616,4788,52310,88512,49812,658
Change in population (5yrs)--7641,4441,6162,0452,3621,613160
Average annual change--5.19%7.30%5.91%5.64%5.01%2.80%0.25%
Households8621,1371,6112,1842,9123,7394,2844,410
Average household size3.082.982.962.922.892.892.872.82
Population in non private dwellings23395959595223223
Dwellings8891,1711,6582,2462,9913,8384,3924,517
Dwelling occupancy rate96.9697.1097.1797.2497.3697.4297.5497.63
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Eynesbury Township was estimated to be 2,654 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,824 people to 6,478 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 6.13%. This is based on an increase of over 1,322 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.08 to 2.92 by 2031.

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