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Ballina Shire

Non-private dwellings

767 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire 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
Ballina ShireYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Ballina Shire644977+3330+333
Alstonville164224+600+60
Ballina (Island)461551+900+90
Ballina (North)9192+1830+183
Cumbalum - Tintenbar00000
East Ballina22000
Lennox Head44000
Skennars Head00000
Teven - Newrybar - Rural North00000
Wardell - Rural South33000
West Ballina22000
Wollongbar - McLeans Ridges00000

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2016.

Key findings

There were 644 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire is expected to increase to 767 persons in 2021 and to 977 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2021, Ballina (North) is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 183 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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