Bass Coast ShirePopulation forecast
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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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Bass Coast Shire

Non-private dwellings

665 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Bass Coast 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
Bass Coast ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Bass Coast Shire665695+300+30
Cowes - Ventnor & District355355000
Inverloch - Pound Creek107107000
North Wonthaggi00000
Phillip Island Balance00000
Rural Balance00000
San Remo4343000
Waterline (Westernport Townships)00000
Wonthaggi - South Dudley - Cape Paterson160190+300+30

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

Key findings

There were 665 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Bass Coast Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Bass Coast Shire is expected to increase to 665 persons in 2026 and to 695 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Wonthaggi - South Dudley - Cape Paterson is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 30 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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