By 2036, the population of City of Melbourne is expected to reach 262,700. This is 92% higher than the population in 2016.
The forecast number of residents in each age group is shown in the graph below.
There are currently 75,543 private dwellings in City of Melbourne. By 2036, this is expected to increase to 166,573.
The household size is the average number of residents living in an occupied dwelling in City of Melbourne. The current household size is 1.95, and is expected to decrease to 1.77 in the long term.
The forecast household structure in City of Melbourne is detailed in the graph below.