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

2,638 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melton in 2018.

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 Melton1,7555,287+3,532+160+2,395
Aintree0150+1500+138
Bonnie Brook0200+2000+199
Brookfield9245+2360+169
Burnside108173+650+62
Burnside Heights00000
Caroline Springs4949000
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh0440+4400+359
Deanside0530+5300+471
Diggers Rest00000
Eynesbury Township5226+2210+213
Fraser Rise10487+4770+474
Grangefields00000
Hillside00000
Kurunjang6262000
Melton3030000
Melton South (Existing)284344+600+57
Melton West060+600+52
Northern Rural00000
Rockbank0240+2400+196
Rockbank South00000
Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson1,1952,048+853+1600
Taylors Hill33000
Weir Views00000
Melton Township384740+3560+280
Melton East160225+650+62

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2018.

Key findings

There were 1,755 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 3,667 persons in 2031 and to 5,287 persons in 2051.

Between 2016 and 2031, Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson 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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