City of MeltonPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Melton

Non-private dwellings

2,759 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2019.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
City of MeltonYearChange between 2016 and 2051
Area20162051Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Melton1,7435,220+3,477+159+2,348
Melton Township386682+2960+227
Melton East163233+700+67
Melton Growth Areas1,1884,078+2,890+160+1,839
Aintree0150+1500+138
Bonnie Brook6206+2000+200
Brookfield9245+2360+170
Burnside108178+700+67
Burnside Heights00000
Caroline Springs5353000
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh0440+4400+359
Deanside0530+5300+472
Diggers Rest00000
Eynesbury Township2223+2210+213
Fieldstone00000
Fraser Rise0477+4770+474
Grangefields00000
Harkness00000
Hillside00000
Kurunjang6262000
Melton3636000
Melton South (Existing)279339+600+58
Melton West00000
Northern Rural44000
Rockbank0240+2400+196
Southern Rural00000
Taylors Hill33000
Thornhill Park00000
Truganina - Ravenhall1,1822,035+853+1600
Weir Views00000

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

There were 1,743 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton is expected to increase to 3,600 persons in 2031 and to 5,220 persons in 2051.

Between 2016 and 2031, Truganina - Ravenhall is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 853 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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