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Central Coast NSWPopulation forecast

Central Coast NSW

Non-private dwellings

5,308 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Central Coast NSW 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
Central Coast NSWYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Central Coast Council area4,6486,732+2,0840+1,942
Avoca Beach - Picketts Valley - Copacabana - MacMasters Beach55000
Bateau Bay377747+3690+377
Berkeley Vale - Chittaway - Glenning Valley159233+740+76
Blue Haven00000
Budgewoi - Halekulani - Buff Point00000
Charmhaven - Lake Haven97116+1900
East Gosford - Point Frederick3838000
Ettalong Beach - Booker Bay00000
Forresters Beach - Wamberal356+530+44
Gosford - West Gosford207312+1050+73
Green Point215289+740+73
Gwandalan - Summerland Point88000
Hamlyn Terrace215215000
Holgate - Matcham - Erina Heights00000
Kanwal - Wyongah319565+2460+246
Killarney Vale - Tumbi Umbi197271+740+74
Kincumber South - Bensville - Empire Bay - Killcare00000
Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay33000
Lisarow - Mt Elliot6565000
Long Jetty - Shelly Beach - Toowoon Bay - Blue Bay4343000
Mannering Park00000
Narara - Niagara Park1313000
Noraville - Norah Head123180+570+56
North Gosford - Wyoming454701+2470+246
Ourimbah - Palmdale - Kangy Angy3333000
Point Clare - Tascott - Koolewong - Woy Woy Bay138198+600+60
San Remo - Doyalson - Colongra44000
Terrigal - North Avoca88000
The Entrance - The Entrance North3333000
Toukley - Canton Beach193229+360+35
Tuggerah - Mardi9393000
Tuggerawong - Tacoma - Rocky Point00000
Umina Beach - Pearl Beach - Patonga289554+2650+264
Warnervale - Wallarah - Bushells Ridge00000
Woy Woy - Blackwall268298+3000
Yattalunga - Saratoga - Davistown1616000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2018.

Key findings

There were 4,648 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Central Coast NSW in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Central Coast NSW is expected to increase to 5,774 persons in 2026 and to 6,732 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Bateau Bay is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 369 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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