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City of MelvillePopulation forecast

City of Melville

Non-private dwellings

1,687 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melville in 2020.

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 MelvilleYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Melville1,5382,088+5500+549
Alfred Cove - Myaree4848000
Bull Creek192192000
Mt Pleasant - Brentwood1010000
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

There were 1,538 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Melville in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Melville is expected to increase to 1,848 persons in 2026 and to 2,088 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Murdoch is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 275 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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