Surf Coast ShirePopulation forecast
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Surf Coast Shire

Non-private dwellings

362 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Surf Coast Shire 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
Surf Coast ShireYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Surf Coast Shire238674+4360+436
Anglesea6868000
Deans Marsh and Moriac Districts77000
Jan Juc - Bellbrae - Bells Beach090+900+90
Lorne - Aireys Inlet4242000
Old Torquay - Torquay West71196+1250+125
Torquay North0171+1710+171
Winchelsea51101+500+50
Torquay71367+2960+296

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2015.

Key findings

There were 238 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Surf Coast Shire in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Surf Coast Shire is expected to increase to 529 persons in 2026 and to 674 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, Torquay North is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 171 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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