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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Northern Rural

Components of population change

The greatest population change for Northern Rural is forecast for the period from 2027 to 2031, which is expected to have a net increase of 49 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
Northern RuralForecast period
Component2017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 20362037 to 2041
Births4341404143
Change in persons in non-private dwellings00000
Deaths3337424749
Natural increase/decrease104-3-5-6
Net migration321525555
Total population change1326505049
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

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