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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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City of Sydney

Non-private dwellings

14,987 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 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Sydney13,99722,954+8,957+8,149+113
CBD - Harbour577577000
Chinatown - CBD South1,0342,532+1,498+1,4980
Crown - Baptist Streets1,0291,353+324+124+23
Glebe Point Road1,0072,073+1,066+9150
Green Square - City South118118000
Harris Street772772000
King Street1,9966,282+4,286+4,0820
Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo3,3513,351000
Oxford Street1,1701,226+56+3+47
Redfern Street2,9444,671+1,727+1,527+43

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

Key findings

There were 13,997 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney is expected to increase to 22,954 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 22,954 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, King Street is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 4286 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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