East Gippsland ShirePopulation forecast
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East Gippsland Shire

Non-private dwellings

642 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 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
East Gippsland Shire594943+3490+349
Bairnsdale199319+1200+120
Lakes Entrance & District161221+600+60
Mallacoota District333+300+30
Metung - Nungurner & District55000
Orbost - Marlo & District5959000
Paynesville101191+900+89
Paynesville Surrounds1818000
Rural Far East33000
Rural North2323000
Rural West99000
Twin Rivers - Bruthen & District11000
Wy Yung - Lucknow - East Bairnsdale1059+490+49

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

Key findings

There were 594 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in East Gippsland Shire in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in East Gippsland Shire is expected to increase to 793 persons in 2026 and to 943 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 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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