Colac Otway ShirePopulation forecast
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Colac Otway Shire

Non-private dwellings

450 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Colac Otway 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
Colac Otway ShireYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Colac Otway Shire450480+300+29
Colac - Central160190+300+30
Colac - East240240000
Colac - West00000
Elliminyt00000
Great Ocean Road - Otways4848000
Rural North00000
Rural South22000

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2014.

Key findings

There were 450 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Colac Otway Shire in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Colac Otway Shire is expected to increase to 480 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 480 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Colac - Central 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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