City of Port PhillipPopulation forecast
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South Melbourne

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in City of Port Phillip. 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
South MelbourneForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population9,18410,88811,31011,78312,38813,029
Change in population (5yrs)--1,703422473605641
Average annual change--3.46%0.76%0.82%1.01%1.01%
Households4,4215,1315,2835,5065,7656,034
Average household size2.032.052.052.062.072.08
Population in non private dwellings227391463463463463
Dwellings4,7825,5485,7085,9336,1986,473
Dwelling occupancy rate92.4592.4892.5592.8093.0193.22

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.08 2040 Average household size: 2.08 2039 Average household size: 2.08 2038 Average household size: 2.08 2037 Average household size: 2.08 2036 Average household size: 2.07 2035 Average household size: 2.07 2034 Average household size: 2.07 2033 Average household size: 2.07 2032 Average household size: 2.07 2031 Average household size: 2.06 2030 Average household size: 2.06 2029 Average household size: 2.06 2028 Average household size: 2.05 2027 Average household size: 2.05 2026 Average household size: 2.05 2025 Average household size: 2.05 2024 Average household size: 2.06 2023 Average household size: 2.05 2022 Average household size: 2.05 2021 Average household size: 2.05 2020 Average household size: 2.04 2019 Average household size: 2.04 2018 Average household size: 2.03 2017 Average household size: 2.03 2016 Average household size: 2.03 2041 Average household size: 2.08 2040 Average household size: 2.08 2039 Average household size: 2.08 2038 Average household size: 2.08 2037 Average household size: 2.08 2036 Average household size: 2.07 2035 Average household size: 2.07 2034 Average household size: 2.07 2033 Average household size: 2.07 2032 Average household size: 2.07 2031 Average household size: 2.06 2030 Average household size: 2.06 2029 Average household size: 2.06 2028 Average household size: 2.05 2027 Average household size: 2.05 2026 Average household size: 2.05 2025 Average household size: 2.05 2024 Average household size: 2.06 2023 Average household size: 2.05 2022 Average household size: 2.05 2021 Average household size: 2.05 2020 Average household size: 2.04 2019 Average household size: 2.04 2018 Average household size: 2.03 2017 Average household size: 2.03 2041 Households: 6,034 2040 Households: 5,980 2039 Households: 5,926 2038 Households: 5,872 2037 Households: 5,818 2036 Households: 5,764 2035 Households: 5,711 2034 Households: 5,657 2033 Households: 5,603 2032 Households: 5,549 2031 Households: 5,505 2030 Households: 5,461 2029 Households: 5,416 2028 Households: 5,372 2027 Households: 5,328 2026 Households: 5,284 2025 Households: 5,239 2024 Households: 5,211 2023 Households: 5,183 2022 Households: 5,159 2021 Households: 5,131 2020 Households: 5,049 2019 Households: 4,974 2018 Households: 4,686 2017 Households: 4,590 2016 Households: 4,420 2041 Total population: 13,029 2040 Total population: 12,915 2039 Total population: 12,801 2038 Total population: 12,675 2037 Total population: 12,549 2036 Total population: 12,388 2035 Total population: 12,269 2034 Total population: 12,154 2033 Total population: 12,042 2032 Total population: 11,926 2031 Total population: 11,783 2030 Total population: 11,688 2029 Total population: 11,595 2028 Total population: 11,495 2027 Total population: 11,403 2026 Total population: 11,310 2025 Total population: 11,229 2024 Total population: 11,176 2023 Total population: 11,111 2022 Total population: 11,040 2021 Total population: 10,888 2020 Total population: 10,707 2019 Total population: 10,535 2018 Total population: 9,718 2017 Total population: 9,536 2016 Total population: 9,184
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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