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City of Greater BendigoPopulation forecast

City of Greater Bendigo

Non-private dwellings

2,013 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Bendigo in 2021.

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 Greater BendigoYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Greater Bendigo1,7982,798+1,000+254+701
Eaglehawk - Eaglehawk North - Sailors Gully66000
East Bendigo5858000
Elmore - Rural North33000
Epsom - Ascot00000
Flora Hill - Quarry Hill - Spring Gully - Golden Gully270470+200+2000
Golden Square285489+2040+190
Heathcote & District4040000
Kangaroo Flat - Big Hill128190+620+58
Long Gully - West Bendigo - Ironbark75157+820+77
Maiden Gully0100+1000+89
Marong - Rural West737+300+30
North Bendigo - California Gully366421+550+55
Rural East2727000
White Hills - Jackass Flat060+600+59
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

There were 1,798 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Bendigo in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Bendigo is expected to increase to 2,308 persons in 2026 and to 2,798 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Golden Square is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 204 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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