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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

City of Melton

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2051, the population for the City of Melton is forecast to increase by 306,633 persons (216.82% growth), at an average annual change of 2.78%.

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 2051
Area20162021202620312036204120462051Total changeAvg. annual % change
City of Melton141,420185,471223,021264,651313,951365,220412,348448,053+306,633+2.78
Bonnie Brook1301414681,7212,4915,28511,41521,606+21,476+12.95
Burnside Heights6,4316,4796,4076,3366,2306,1606,1296,097-334-0.13
Caroline Springs25,50525,65725,29524,63224,25624,05823,96223,876-1,629-0.16
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh1,0206,89012,10317,28522,96429,67133,25637,060+36,040+8.93
Diggers Rest2,4525,3146,5468,48010,97812,64313,40513,576+11,124+4.16
Eynesbury Township2,6543,2774,1915,5617,5149,78911,35911,525+8,871+3.56
Fraser Rise4,1999,54817,15825,89932,70233,75033,76533,679+29,480+5.08
Melton South (Existing)10,01011,27312,32912,76112,74712,86912,87712,880+2,870+0.60
Melton West9,0759,2159,3499,61711,27812,99113,89013,889+4,814+1.02
Northern Rural8378508538949449941,0451,105+268+0.66
Southern Rural278278291306324341360378+100+0.73
Taylors Hill15,68116,68016,60916,29715,84915,58415,40515,295-386-0.06
Thornhill Park863,1645,6768,22310,79815,64121,45823,415+23,329+14.28
Truganina - Ravenhall1,4492,7415,2129,04316,14823,53232,82439,328+37,879+8.18
Weir Views9054,4977,3679,97511,73812,16212,45412,552+11,647+6.46
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2021.

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