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City of Knox

Non-private dwellings

1,883 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox 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
City of KnoxYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Knox1,6332,313+6800+680
Bayswater169319+1500+149
Boronia349499+1500+150
Ferntree Gully330490+1600+159
Knoxfield2020000
Lysterfield4141000
Rowville88000
Rowville (Central)66000
Rowville (North)00000
Rowville (South)33000
Scoresby00000
The Basin5151000
Upper Ferntree Gully125125000
Wantirna240297+570+57
Wantirna South299462+1630+163

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2014.

Key findings

There were 1,633 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox is expected to increase to 2,203 persons in 2026 and to 2,313 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Wantirna South is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 163 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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