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Non-private dwellings

5,096 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide in 2019.

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 AdelaideYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Adelaide4,3528,330+3,978+3,9780
CAD East1912,161+1,970+1,9690
CAD West2,3444,352+2,008+2,0070
City South231231000
Lower North Adelaide551551000
South East Corner184184000
South West Corner4545000
Upper North Adelaide807807000

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2019.

Key findings

There were 4,352 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Adelaide is expected to increase to 7,930 persons in 2031 and to 8,330 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2031, CAD West is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 2008 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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