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Non-private dwellings

1,258 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City 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
Blue Mountains CityYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Blue Mountains City1,2581,692+4340+433
Blackheath - Western Townships3535000
Blaxland00000
Faulconbridge1010000
Glenbrook - Lapstone99000
Hazelbrook22000
Katoomba - Medlow Bath196300+1040+103
Lawson - Bullaburra2828000
Leura424554+1300+129
Mount Riverview00000
Springwood - Valley Heights396496+1000+100
Warrimoo00000
Wentworth Falls152252+1000+100
Winmalee - Yellow Rock44000
Woodford - Linden33000

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

Key findings

There were 1,258 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City is expected to increase to 1,442 persons in 2026 and to 1,692 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Leura is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 130 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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