City of Melbourne Population Forecasts 2016 to 2041 - Dwellings and Households

data.melbourne.vic.gov.au | Last Updated 19 Nov 2019

This dataset provides the latest population forecasts (prepared April 2019) for private dwellings and households, including the number of vacant private dwellings and vacancy rates, persons in private and non private dwellings and average household size. Forecasts are provided for single years from 2016 to 2041 for our municipality as well as thirteen small areas according to our Census of Land Use and Employment (also known as CLUE small areas). <p>The forecasts are prepared by an independent, specialist agency (.id). Further information can be found on our <a href="https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about-melbourne/research-and-statistics/city-population/Pages/population-forecasts.aspx">Population Forecasts</a> page. <a href="https://data.melbourne.vic.gov.au/browse?q=population+forecast"> <p>Related datasets</a> are also available on Open Data and include household type forecasts and population forecasts by age and gender.

Tags: population forecasts, private dwellings, households, vacancy, growth, small areas, stats

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyeartextYear of forecast
GeographygeographytextGeographical area (Melbourne LGA or CLUE small area)
Structural Private Dwellingsstructural_private_dwellingsnumberForecast number of all private dwellings
Vacant Private Dwellingsvacant_private_dwellingsnumberForecast number of vacant private dwellings
Occupied Private Dwellings (Households)occupied_private_dwellingsnumberForecast number of non vacant private dwellings (also indicates number of households)
Persons In Occupied Private Dwellingspersons_in_occupied_privatenumberForecast number of residents in private dwellings
Persons In Non-Private Dwellingspersons_in_non_privatenumberForecast number of residents in non private dwellings such as aged care facilites, defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses
Average Household Sizeaverage_household_sizenumberForecast number of average persons per household
Vacancy ratevacancy_ratenumberForecast percentage of vacant private dwellings out of all private dwellings