City of MeltonPopulation forecast

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

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2041, the population for the City of Melton is forecast to increase by 240,238 persons (169.48% growth), at an average annual change of 4.04%.

This table summarises the population for the City of Melton and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
City of MeltonForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area201620212026203120362041Total changeAvg. annual % change
City of Melton141,749174,773219,443271,711327,245381,987+240,238+4.04
Burnside Heights6,4206,5596,5126,3416,2896,325-95-0.06
Caroline Springs25,51926,60425,70324,43423,82423,682-1,837-0.30
Diggers Rest2,4534,4867,61611,10215,46617,115+14,662+8.08
Eynesbury Township2,6614,2146,3167,5668,73210,342+7,681+5.58
Kororoit PSP Area2173044,53010,30216,19823,166+22,949+20.54
Melton East (future) PSP Area10492842,6427,75114,378+14,274+21.78
Melton South (Existing)10,00812,14313,82914,35714,42414,400+4,392+1.47
Melton West18,30421,04523,66625,77328,70530,733+12,429+2.09
Northern Rural8438969469791,0301,076+233+0.98
Rockbank Growth Area1,1892,5508,63318,71129,28839,250+38,061+15.01
Rockbank North PSP Area1575,57911,99817,21719,22719,106+18,949+21.19
Southern Rural/Mt Atkinson2,0123,3915,6899,22013,16918,003+15,991+9.16
Taylors Hill15,71915,91414,86913,86513,61013,509-2,210-0.60
Taylors Hill West PSP Area & Plumpton PSP Area4,2078,95013,29517,98122,50929,263+25,056+8.07
Toolern PSP Remainder7904,50911,22819,63825,56832,625+31,834+16.05
Toolern PSP Residential Area 19042,7925,7978,46410,01310,880+9,975+10.46
Warrensbrook (future) PSP Area1331334312,5917,70811,582+11,450+19.58
Melton Township56,65165,04072,59677,80784,15988,973+32,322+1.82
Melton East73,85281,09288,10995,775105,133118,658+44,806+1.91

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.