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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Hillside

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hillside is forecast to grow from 5,117 in 2016 to 5,921 in 2051, with the average household size falling from 3.36 to 3.18 by 2051.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hillside. 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
HillsideForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population16,74517,77017,49117,47018,16818,21218,18818,281
Change in population (5yrs)--1,025-279-2069744-2392
Average annual change--1.19%-0.32%-0.02%0.79%0.05%-0.03%0.10%
Households4,9825,2335,3115,3705,6165,6755,7105,746
Average household size3.363.403.293.253.233.213.193.18
Population in non private dwellings00000000
Dwellings5,1175,3775,4585,5235,7785,8415,8815,921
Dwelling occupancy rate97.3697.3297.3197.2397.2097.1697.0997.04
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Hillside was estimated to be 16,745 people. It is expected to increase by over 725 people to 17,470 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 0.28%. This is based on an increase of over 388 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.36 to 3.25 by 2031.

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