Ballina 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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Ballina Shire

Non-private dwellings

695 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire in 2018.

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
Ballina ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Ballina Shire695905+2100+209
Alstonville164224+600+60
Ballina (Island)401491+900+89
Ballina (North)114174+600+59
Cumbalum - Tintenbar00000
East Ballina22000
Lennox Head00000
Skennars Head00000
Teven - Newrybar - Rural North00000
Wardell - Rural South33000
West Ballina1212000
Wollongbar - Mcleans Ridges00000

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

Key findings

There were 695 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Ballina Shire is expected to increase to 785 persons in 2026 and to 905 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Ballina (Island) is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 90 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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