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Non-private dwellings

14,071 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney 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
City of SydneyYearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area20112036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Sydney8,56921,101+12,532+11,324+151
CBD - Harbour577577000
Chinatown - CBD South7042,202+1,498+1,4980
Crown - Baptist Streets8931,267+374+124+23
Glebe Point Road8952,041+1,146+9450
Green Square - City South118118000
Harris Street3761,174+798+7190
King Street1,8036,282+4,479+4,2680
Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo1,5431,543000
Oxford Street1,1351,226+91+7+47
Redfern Street5254,671+4,146+3,760+82

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2016.

Key findings

There were 8,569 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney in 2011. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney is expected to increase to 21,101 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 21,101 persons in 2036.

Between 2011 and 2026, King Street is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 4479 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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