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Canberra Region Joint Organisation

Non-private dwellings

4,492 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Canberra Region Joint Organisation 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
Canberra Region Joint OrganisationYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Canberra Region Joint Organisation4,4445,475+1,031+4+1,017
Bega Valley Shire503647+1440+143
Eurobodalla Shire657807+1500+150
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area1,2001,303+103+4+90
Hilltops Council area268318+500+49
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area537891+3540+353
Snowy Monaro Regional Council1,0561,136+800+79
Upper Lachlan Shire79109+300+30
Yass Valley Council area144264+1200+119

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

Key findings

There were 4,444 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Canberra Region Joint Organisation in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the Canberra Region Joint Organisation is expected to increase to 4,786 persons in 2026 and to 5,475 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 354 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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