South Gippsland Shire 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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South Gippsland Shire

Non-private dwellings

360 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in South Gippsland Shire in 2018.

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
South Gippsland ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
South Gippsland Shire341471+1300+129
Korumburra98128+300+30
Leongatha95155+600+58
Mirboo North - Baromi6767000
Nyora - Poowong & District1414000
Rural North East00000
Rural West22000
South East Coastal District64104+400+40
South West Coastal District00000

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

Key findings

There were 341 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in South Gippsland Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in South Gippsland Shire is expected to increase to 361 persons in 2026 and to 471 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Leongatha is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 60 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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