City of PerthPopulation 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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City of Perth

Non-private dwellings

2,797 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth 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 PerthYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Perth2,7812,798+17-50
Crawley1,4991,4990-50
East Perth - Central240257+1700
East Perth - Claisebrook135135000
East Perth - Riverside00000
Northbridge136136000
Perth - Central550550000
Perth - West End180180000
West Perth4141000

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

Key findings

There were 2,781 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth is expected to increase to 2,798 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 2,798 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, East Perth - Central is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 17 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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