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 with a gain 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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