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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Fraser Rise

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Fraser Rise is forecast to grow from 1,426 in 2016 to 11,422 in 2051, with the average household size rising from 3.01 to 3.27 by 2051.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Fraser Rise. 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
Fraser RiseForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--4,2498,28611,6287,6091,3139-145
Average annual change--15.01%14.65%11.13%4.87%0.72%0.01%-0.08%
Average household size3.013.273.333.303.313.303.283.27
Population in non private dwellings0135135135249249477477
Dwelling occupancy rate97.9097.9698.0998.2098.2798.2898.2798.28
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Fraser Rise was estimated to be 4,199 people. It is expected to increase by over 24,164 people to 28,363 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 13.58%. This is based on an increase of over 7,158 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 3.01 to 3.30 by 2031.

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