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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Non-private dwellings

2,062 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional CouncilYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Fraser Coast Regional Council1,8102,522+7120+680
Booral - River Heads00000
Burrum Heads - Toogoom00000
Dundowran Beach - Craignish00000
Great Sandy Strait - Fraser Island8484000
Hervey Bay - North East450502+520+52
Hervey Bay - South West185481+2960+279
Maryborough - Granville535899+3640+349
Nikenbah - Dundowran Future Growth Area00000
Northern Hinterland439439000
Southern Hinterland99000
Tinana66000
Western Hinterland102102000
Hervey Bay634982+3480+331
Maryborough541905+3640+349

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

There were 1,810 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the Fraser Coast Regional Council is expected to increase to 2,522 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 2,522 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Maryborough - Granville is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 364 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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