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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+162

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 with a gain 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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