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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Adelaide

Non-private dwellings

3,685 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide in 2017.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
City of AdelaideYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Adelaide3,6864,481+795+7040
CAD East435660+225+2100
CAD West1,4981,783+285+2460
City South170455+285+2470
Lower North Adelaide517517000
South East Corner157157000
South West Corner300300000
Upper North Adelaide608608000

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

There were 3,686 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide is expected to increase to 4,031 persons in 2026 and to 4,481 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, CAD West is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 285 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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