Blue Mountains City 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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Blue Mountains City

Non-private dwellings

1,310 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City 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
Blue Mountains CityYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Blue Mountains City1,3111,745+4340+434
Blackheath - Western Townships8686000
Blaxland00000
Faulconbridge44000
Glenbrook - Lapstone4141000
Hazelbrook44000
Katoomba - Medlow Bath153257+1040+104
Lawson - Bullaburra1515000
Leura458588+1300+130
Mount Riverview00000
Springwood - Valley Heights399499+1000+100
Warrimoo00000
Wentworth Falls148248+1000+100
Winmalee - Yellow Rock00000
Woodford - Linden33000

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

Key findings

There were 1,311 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Blue Mountains City is expected to increase to 1,495 persons in 2026 and to 1,745 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Leura is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 130 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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