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City of Darebin

Non-private dwellings

3,413 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin 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
City of DarebinYearChange between 2011 and 2041
Area20112041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Darebin3,2304,162+932+212+668
Alphington1515000
Bundoora - Macleod1,3751,603+228+2030
Fairfield88000
Kingsbury1717000
Northcote (East)172211+390+39
Northcote (West)10575-300-30
Preston (East)605759+1540+154
Preston (West)11101+900+74
Reservoir (Cheddar)157281+1240+117
Reservoir (Edwardes Lake)139139000
Reservoir (Merrilands)192332+1400+140
Reservoir (Oakhill)251304+53+8+42
Thornbury (East)70189+1190+117
Thornbury (West)113128+150+14
Northcote277286+90+9
Preston616860+2440+228
Reservoir7391,056+317+8+300
Thornbury184318+1340+132
Northland Urban Renewal Precinct0154+1540+154
Northcote Activity Centre2121000
Preston Activity Centre2323000
Reservoir Activity Centre9090000

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2017.

Key findings

There were 3,230 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Darebin is expected to increase to 3,820 persons in 2026 and to 4,162 persons in 2041.

Between 2011 and 2026, Bundoora - Macleod is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 228 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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