Tweed Shire CouncilPopulation 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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Tweed Shire

Non-private dwellings

1,614 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Tweed 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
Tweed ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Tweed Shire1,6151,803+1880+188
Bilambil - Bilambil Heights1040+300+29
Cabarita area1313000
Cobaki - Piggabeen area00000
Mid Coast - Casuarina1818000
Murwillumbah & District303363+600+60
North Coast - Kingscliff217247+300+29
North East Hinterland - Tumbulgum00000
North West Tweed - Tyalgum2828000
South Coast - Pottsville132132000
South East Hinterland - Burringbar00000
South West Tweed - Uki99000
Terranora00000
Tweed Heads223223000
Tweed Heads South - Banora Point495533+380+38
Tweed Heads West166196+300+30

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

Key findings

There were 1,615 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Tweed Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Tweed Shire is expected to increase to 1,683 persons in 2026 and to 1,803 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Murwillumbah & District is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 60 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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