Manningham Council Website (HOUSEHOLDS) and ABS

These percentages suggest that  the Doncaster Hill and DDO8 apartment strategies are simply not working…


The 2011 Census Estimated Resident Population of Manningham was 116,958, an increase of 1.6% from 2006

Doncaster, which include  Doncaster Hill and much of  DDO8, was  only1.52% in the 5 year period compared to a national growth of 1.8% in one year.


Bulleen: 46,248 (2006) to 46,740 (2011) increase 1.07%,

Doncaster: 48,637 (2006) to 49,374 (2011)increase 1.52%,

Warrandyte: 56,588 (2006) to 58,110 (2011)increase 2.69%.



ABS survey data in the 12 months between June 2011 to June 2012 found;
South Morang 44,800 increase 5,900 change 15.3%,

Point Cook 37,500 increase 4,100 change 12.2%,

Tarneit 26,000 increase 3,600 change 15.8%,

Craigieburn 38,700 increase 2,900 change 8.2%,

Epping 30,300 increase 2,300 change 8.3%


Of occupied private dwellings in Manningham:

  • 81.7% were separate houses, a decrease of 1.8% from 2006
  • 11.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses and townhouses etc, an increase of 1.5% from 2006
  • 5.9% were flats, units or apartments, an increase of 0.4% from 2006

The percentage in with the Macroplan report re apartment demand was actually, 0.9% which correlates with less 47% who wanted to move elsewhere equals 0.45%

Method of travel to work

In Manningham, employed residents travel to work by:

  • Car as driver 65.2% (Greater Melbourne 60.5%), compared with 66% in 2006


  • Australia’s population grew by 1.8% during the year ended 31 December 2012.
  • Natural increase and net overseas migration contributed 40% and 60% respectively to total population growth for the year ended 31 December 2012.
  • All states and territories recorded positive population growth in the year ended 31 December 2012. Western Australia continued to record the fastest growth rate of all states and territories at 3.5%. Tasmania recorded the slowest growth rate at 0.1%.

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