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Northern Rural

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
Northern RuralForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036204120462051
Population8378508769259751,0241,0751,134
Change in population (5yrs)--13265050495160
Average annual change--0.31%0.59%1.11%1.05%0.99%0.97%1.09%
Households291312332353374397419446
Average household size2.862.712.622.612.602.572.552.53
Population in non private dwellings44444444
Dwellings311331351371391411431456
Dwelling occupancy rate93.5794.2694.5995.1595.6596.5997.2297.81

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: 2.54 2050 Average household size: 2.55 2049 Average household size: 2.55 2048 Average household size: 2.55 2047 Average household size: 2.56 2046 Average household size: 2.56 2045 Average household size: 2.56 2044 Average household size: 2.57 2043 Average household size: 2.57 2042 Average household size: 2.57 2041 Average household size: 2.57 2040 Average household size: 2.58 2039 Average household size: 2.58 2038 Average household size: 2.58 2037 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.59 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.60 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.62 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.69 2021 Average household size: 2.72 2020 Average household size: 2.75 2019 Average household size: 2.79 2018 Average household size: 2.82 2017 Average household size: 2.83 2016 Average household size: 2.87 2051 Average household size: 2.54 2050 Average household size: 2.55 2049 Average household size: 2.55 2048 Average household size: 2.55 2047 Average household size: 2.56 2046 Average household size: 2.56 2045 Average household size: 2.56 2044 Average household size: 2.57 2043 Average household size: 2.57 2042 Average household size: 2.57 2041 Average household size: 2.57 2040 Average household size: 2.58 2039 Average household size: 2.58 2038 Average household size: 2.58 2037 Average household size: 2.59 2036 Average household size: 2.59 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.60 2028 Average household size: 2.61 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.62 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.67 2022 Average household size: 2.69 2021 Average household size: 2.72 2020 Average household size: 2.75 2019 Average household size: 2.79 2018 Average household size: 2.82 2017 Average household size: 2.83 2051 Households: 445 2050 Households: 440 2049 Households: 434 2048 Households: 429 2047 Households: 424 2046 Households: 418 2045 Households: 414 2044 Households: 409 2043 Households: 405 2042 Households: 401 2041 Households: 396 2040 Households: 392 2039 Households: 388 2038 Households: 383 2037 Households: 379 2036 Households: 375 2035 Households: 370 2034 Households: 366 2033 Households: 362 2032 Households: 358 2031 Households: 353 2030 Households: 349 2029 Households: 345 2028 Households: 341 2027 Households: 336 2026 Households: 332 2025 Households: 328 2024 Households: 324 2023 Households: 320 2022 Households: 315 2021 Households: 311 2020 Households: 307 2019 Households: 303 2018 Households: 299 2017 Households: 295 2016 Households: 291 2051 Total population: 1,134 2050 Total population: 1,124 2049 Total population: 1,110 2048 Total population: 1,096 2047 Total population: 1,086 2046 Total population: 1,075 2045 Total population: 1,065 2044 Total population: 1,056 2043 Total population: 1,046 2042 Total population: 1,033 2041 Total population: 1,024 2040 Total population: 1,014 2039 Total population: 1,004 2038 Total population: 995 2037 Total population: 985 2036 Total population: 975 2035 Total population: 966 2034 Total population: 955 2033 Total population: 944 2032 Total population: 937 2031 Total population: 925 2030 Total population: 911 2029 Total population: 903 2028 Total population: 892 2027 Total population: 883 2026 Total population: 876 2025 Total population: 869 2024 Total population: 861 2023 Total population: 859 2022 Total population: 852 2021 Total population: 850 2020 Total population: 850 2019 Total population: 849 2018 Total population: 847 2017 Total population: 838 2016 Total population: 837
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
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