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South West Group

Non-private dwellings

5,732 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in South West Group 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
South West GroupYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
South West Group4,8397,325+2,486+22+2,167
Town of East Fremantle105167+620+62
City of Fremantle8091,081+272-1+102
City of Kwinana7131,058+345+24+196
City of Melville1,0841,812+7280+727
City of Rockingham1,2561,436+1800+179
City of Cockburn8721,771+8990+898

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

There were 4,839 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in South West Group in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in South West Group is expected to increase to 6,091 persons in 2021 and to 7,325 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2021, City of Cockburn is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 899 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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