Glenelg 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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Glenelg Shire

Non-private dwellings

324 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Glenelg 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
Glenelg ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Glenelg Shire324444+1200+120
Casterton6767000
Glenelg Rural33000
Heywood4444000
Portland (Central)98178+800+80
Portland (South)112152+400+40
Portland Surrounds00000

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

Key findings

There were 324 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Glenelg Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Glenelg Shire is expected to increase to 364 persons in 2026 and to 444 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Portland (Central) is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 80 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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