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Melton Growth Areas

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Melton. 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
Melton Growth AreasForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population9,39931,95069,470117,780165,539209,998246,806282,579
Change in population (5yrs)--22,55137,51948,31047,75944,45936,80835,773
Average annual change--27.73%16.81%11.14%7.04%4.87%3.28%2.74%
Households2,8089,34020,74335,52150,31964,16375,88287,017
Average household size2.923.183.233.243.233.223.203.20
Population in non private dwellings1,1882,2662,4362,6463,0003,3803,8184,078
Dwellings2,9339,63521,34236,55251,80866,10678,19989,676
Dwelling occupancy rate95.7496.9497.1997.1897.1397.0697.0497.03

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2051 Average household size: 3.20 2050 Average household size: 3.19 2049 Average household size: 3.20 2048 Average household size: 3.19 2047 Average household size: 3.21 2046 Average household size: 3.20 2045 Average household size: 3.21 2044 Average household size: 3.21 2043 Average household size: 3.22 2042 Average household size: 3.22 2041 Average household size: 3.22 2040 Average household size: 3.22 2039 Average household size: 3.23 2038 Average household size: 3.23 2037 Average household size: 3.24 2036 Average household size: 3.23 2035 Average household size: 3.24 2034 Average household size: 3.24 2033 Average household size: 3.24 2032 Average household size: 3.25 2031 Average household size: 3.24 2030 Average household size: 3.24 2029 Average household size: 3.24 2028 Average household size: 3.24 2027 Average household size: 3.23 2026 Average household size: 3.23 2025 Average household size: 3.23 2024 Average household size: 3.23 2023 Average household size: 3.23 2022 Average household size: 3.22 2021 Average household size: 3.18 2020 Average household size: 3.16 2019 Average household size: 3.13 2018 Average household size: 3.09 2017 Average household size: 2.99 2016 Average household size: 2.93 2051 Average household size: 3.20 2050 Average household size: 3.19 2049 Average household size: 3.20 2048 Average household size: 3.19 2047 Average household size: 3.21 2046 Average household size: 3.20 2045 Average household size: 3.21 2044 Average household size: 3.21 2043 Average household size: 3.22 2042 Average household size: 3.22 2041 Average household size: 3.22 2040 Average household size: 3.22 2039 Average household size: 3.23 2038 Average household size: 3.23 2037 Average household size: 3.24 2036 Average household size: 3.23 2035 Average household size: 3.24 2034 Average household size: 3.24 2033 Average household size: 3.24 2032 Average household size: 3.25 2031 Average household size: 3.24 2030 Average household size: 3.24 2029 Average household size: 3.24 2028 Average household size: 3.24 2027 Average household size: 3.23 2026 Average household size: 3.23 2025 Average household size: 3.23 2024 Average household size: 3.23 2023 Average household size: 3.23 2022 Average household size: 3.22 2021 Average household size: 3.18 2020 Average household size: 3.16 2019 Average household size: 3.13 2018 Average household size: 3.09 2017 Average household size: 2.99 2051 Households: 87,016 2050 Households: 84,850 2049 Households: 82,586 2048 Households: 80,315 2047 Households: 78,104 2046 Households: 75,885 2045 Households: 73,648 2044 Households: 71,367 2043 Households: 69,061 2042 Households: 66,670 2041 Households: 64,163 2040 Households: 61,417 2039 Households: 58,624 2038 Households: 55,875 2037 Households: 53,097 2036 Households: 50,319 2035 Households: 47,543 2034 Households: 44,610 2033 Households: 41,560 2032 Households: 38,558 2031 Households: 35,520 2030 Households: 32,624 2029 Households: 29,676 2028 Households: 26,720 2027 Households: 23,718 2026 Households: 20,739 2025 Households: 17,962 2024 Households: 15,434 2023 Households: 13,117 2022 Households: 11,089 2021 Households: 9,344 2020 Households: 7,841 2019 Households: 6,557 2018 Households: 5,098 2017 Households: 3,877 2016 Households: 2,806 2051 Total population: 282,579 2050 Total population: 274,411 2049 Total population: 268,580 2048 Total population: 260,370 2047 Total population: 254,733 2046 Total population: 246,806 2045 Total population: 240,382 2044 Total population: 233,109 2043 Total population: 226,221 2042 Total population: 218,113 2041 Total population: 209,998 2040 Total population: 201,129 2039 Total population: 192,471 2038 Total population: 183,963 2037 Total population: 174,918 2036 Total population: 165,539 2035 Total population: 156,978 2034 Total population: 147,656 2033 Total population: 137,827 2032 Total population: 128,109 2031 Total population: 117,780 2030 Total population: 108,256 2029 Total population: 98,705 2028 Total population: 89,019 2027 Total population: 79,174 2026 Total population: 69,470 2025 Total population: 60,381 2024 Total population: 52,220 2023 Total population: 44,610 2022 Total population: 37,987 2021 Total population: 31,950 2020 Total population: 26,963 2019 Total population: 22,653 2018 Total population: 17,779 2017 Total population: 13,647 2016 Total population: 9,399
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
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