Penrith City CouncilPopulation 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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Penrith City

Non-private dwellings

2,842 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Penrith City 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
Penrith CityYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Penrith City2,7183,219+5010+501
Caddens00000
Cambridge Park00000
Claremont Meadows00000
Colyton00000
Cranebrook3131000
Emu Heights1616000
Emu Plains351351000
Erskine Park00000
Glenmore Park00000
Jamisontown9494000
Kingswood475475000
Leonay00000
Llandilo - Berkshire Park1,0071,007000
Londonderry - Castlereagh - Agnes Banks2020000
North St Marys71195+1240+124
Orchard Hills - Rural South101101000
Oxley Park00000
Penrith353605+2520+252
Penrith Lakes00000
Regentville - Mulgoa - Wallacia2828000
South Penrith99000
St Clair1010000
St Marys133258+1250+125
St Marys Release Area - Jordan Springs00000
Werrington1919000
Werrington Downs - Werrington County - Cambridge Gardens00000

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

Key findings

There were 2,718 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Penrith City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Penrith City is expected to increase to 2,968 persons in 2026 and to 3,219 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Penrith is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 252 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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