Surf Coast ShirePopulation 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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Surf Coast Shire

Non-private dwellings

383 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 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Surf Coast Shire294695+4010+401
Anglesea7272000
Deans Marsh and Moriac Districts1212000
Jan Juc - Bellbrae - Bells Beach090+900+90
Lorne - Aireys Inlet5050000
Old Torquay - Torquay West93193+1000+100
Torquay North0171+1710+171
Winchelsea67107+400+40
Torquay93364+2710+271

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

Key findings

There were 294 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Surf Coast Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Surf Coast Shire is expected to increase to 550 persons in 2026 and to 695 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Torquay is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 271 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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