The Victorian State Government’s current population forecasts predict growth between 2012- 2031). Victoria in Future predicts that Maribyrnong's population will increase to 105,865 by 2031. This is an increase of 31,860 (31%) on the ABS estimated residential population for Maribyrnong for 2011 of 74,005.
These population projections differ from the Council/ ID Consulting forecasts. The variance stems from the different methods and assumptions used. Council feels confident the methodology used with ID Consulting provides an accurate picture of anticipated population growth for the municipality and for individual suburbs to 2031.