Shellharbour 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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Shellharbour City

Non-private dwellings

673 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour 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
Shellharbour CityYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Shellharbour City674892+2180+218
Albion Park185185000
Albion Park Rail161161000
Barrack Heights1717000
Blackbutt - Shellharbour City Centre9999000
Flinders00000
Lake Illawarra00000
Mount Warrigal3333000
Oak Flats2525000
Rural Balance090+900+90
Shell Cove29157+1280+128
Shellharbour - Barrack Point88000
Warilla118118000

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

Key findings

There were 674 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour City is expected to increase to 832 persons in 2026 and to 892 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Shell Cove is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 128 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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