East Gippsland 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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East Gippsland Shire

Non-private dwellings

696 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in East Gippsland 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
East Gippsland ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
East Gippsland Shire697997+3000+300
Bairnsdale214334+1200+120
Lakes Entrance & District149209+600+59
Mallacoota District1949+300+30
Metung - Nungurner & District77000
Orbost - Marlo & District5959000
Paynesville90180+900+90
Paynesville Surrounds3939000
Rural Far East77000
Rural North2323000
Rural West00000
Twin Rivers - Bruthen & District00000
Wy Yung - Lucknow - East Bairnsdale9090000

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

Key findings

There were 697 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in East Gippsland Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in East Gippsland Shire is expected to increase to 847 persons in 2026 and to 997 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Bairnsdale is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 120 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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