By 2036, the population of East Melbourne is expected to reach 6,172. This is 13% higher than the population in 2016.
The forecast number of residents in each age group is shown in the graph below.
There are currently 2,980 private dwellings in East Melbourne. By 2036, this is expected to increase to 3,524.
The household size is the average number of residents living in an occupied dwelling in East Melbourne. The current household size is 1.95, and is expected to decrease to 1.91 in the long term.
The forecast household structure in East Melbourne is detailed in the graph below.