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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 with a gain 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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