Bass Coast ShirePopulation forecast
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Bass Coast Shire

Non-private dwellings

690 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 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Bass Coast Shire481721+2400+239
Cowes - Ventnor & District175355+1800+179
Inverloch - Pound Creek113113000
North Wonthaggi1111000
Phillip Island Balance44000
Rural Balance00000
San Remo4545000
Waterline (Westernport Townships)22000
Wonthaggi - South Dudley - Cape Paterson130190+600+60

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2015.

Key findings

There were 481 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Bass Coast Shire in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Bass Coast Shire is expected to increase to 691 persons in 2026 and to 721 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Cowes - Ventnor & District is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 180 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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