Growth statistics

The official City of Melton total population is 180,636*

 

Summary of population growth 2019 - 2020*

  • The City of Melton grew at 4.6 per cent and was the second fastest growing municipality in Victoria
  • Rockbank - Mount Cottrell area was Australia's second fastest growing locality
  • Population projections indicate that the City of Melton population will be more than 485,000 by 2051, making it larger than the size of Canberra today.

The distribution of population growth within the City of Melton during 2019 - 2020:

  • Melton South increased by 2,787 people or 9.1 per cent
  • Rockbank - Mount Cottrell increased by 2,356 people or 29.1 per cent 
  • Hillside increased by 658 people or 2.6 per cent

 

Population Growth Snapshot 2019 - 2020*

    Year        Week        Day      
People 7654 147 21
 Families            2461 47 7
 Babies 2700 52 7

 


*Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2019-20 (released 30 March 2021)