Yarra Ranges CouncilPopulation forecast
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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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Yarra Ranges Council area

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Yarra Ranges Council area. 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
Yarra Ranges Council areaForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population155,300161,325167,469174,087180,344185,902
Change in population (5yrs)--6,0256,1446,6186,2575,558
Average annual change--0.76%0.75%0.78%0.71%0.61%
Households56,89559,86262,82265,69468,29370,607
Average household size2.702.672.632.612.602.60
Population in non private dwellings1,6411,7892,1672,4082,5562,556
Dwellings59,24562,16965,22968,18770,85673,247
Dwelling occupancy rate96.0396.2996.3196.3496.3896.40

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2018.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.60 2040 Average household size: 2.60 2039 Average household size: 2.60 2038 Average household size: 2.60 2037 Average household size: 2.60 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.61 2034 Average household size: 2.61 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.62 2029 Average household size: 2.62 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.70 2016 Average household size: 2.70 2041 Average household size: 2.60 2040 Average household size: 2.60 2039 Average household size: 2.60 2038 Average household size: 2.60 2037 Average household size: 2.60 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.61 2034 Average household size: 2.61 2033 Average household size: 2.61 2032 Average household size: 2.61 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.62 2029 Average household size: 2.62 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.64 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.67 2019 Average household size: 2.68 2018 Average household size: 2.69 2017 Average household size: 2.70 2041 Households: 70,615 2040 Households: 70,157 2039 Households: 69,700 2038 Households: 69,234 2037 Households: 68,766 2036 Households: 68,291 2035 Households: 67,797 2034 Households: 67,281 2033 Households: 66,763 2032 Households: 66,249 2031 Households: 65,697 2030 Households: 65,131 2029 Households: 64,569 2028 Households: 64,006 2027 Households: 63,413 2026 Households: 62,824 2025 Households: 62,216 2024 Households: 61,550 2023 Households: 60,944 2022 Households: 60,416 2021 Households: 59,859 2020 Households: 59,294 2019 Households: 58,753 2018 Households: 58,159 2017 Households: 57,570 2016 Households: 56,893 2041 Total population: 185,902 2040 Total population: 184,802 2039 Total population: 183,697 2038 Total population: 182,567 2037 Total population: 181,451 2036 Total population: 180,344 2035 Total population: 179,169 2034 Total population: 177,905 2033 Total population: 176,603 2032 Total population: 175,326 2031 Total population: 174,087 2030 Total population: 172,727 2029 Total population: 171,374 2028 Total population: 170,058 2027 Total population: 168,783 2026 Total population: 167,469 2025 Total population: 166,039 2024 Total population: 164,544 2023 Total population: 163,298 2022 Total population: 162,346 2021 Total population: 161,325 2020 Total population: 160,204 2019 Total population: 159,180 2018 Total population: 158,008 2017 Total population: 156,827 2016 Total population: 155,300
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.
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