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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

City of Melton

Non-private dwellings

2,960 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2022.

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+160+2,348
Bonnie Brook6206+2000+200
Burnside Heights00000
Caroline Springs5353000
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh0440+4400+359
Diggers Rest00000
Eynesbury Township2223+2210+213
Fraser Rise0477+4770+474
Melton South (Existing)279339+600+58
Melton West00000
Northern Rural44000
Southern Rural00000
Taylors Hill33000
Thornhill Park00000
Truganina - Ravenhall1,1822,035+853+1600
Weir Views00000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2021.

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.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of the City of Melton's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of the City of Melton is indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for aged based services and facilities.

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