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City of Moonee ValleyPopulation forecast

City of Moonee Valley

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Moonee Valley is forecast to grow from 50,689 in 2016 to 69,612 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.49 to 2.42 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Moonee Valley. The period 2016 to 2026, 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
City of Moonee ValleyForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population122,970136,998148,816160,134169,652177,029
Change in population (5yrs)--14,02811,81811,3179,5187,377
Average annual change--2.18%1.67%1.48%1.16%0.85%
Households48,80554,86260,37465,59870,05873,472
Average household size2.492.472.442.422.402.39
Population in non private dwellings1,3061,3951,3951,3951,3951,395
Dwellings50,68957,36163,66269,61274,78778,397
Dwelling occupancy rate96.2895.6494.8494.2393.6893.72
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of the City of Moonee Valley was estimated to be 122,970 people. It is expected to increase by over 37,164 people to 160,134 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 2.68%. This is based on an increase of over 16,793 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.49 to 2.42 by 2026.

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