Central Coast NSWPopulation 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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Central Coast Council area

Non-private dwellings

4,854 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Central Coast Council area 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
Central Coast Council areaYearChange 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
Erina550847+2970+311
Ettalong Beach - Booker Bay00000
Forresters Beach - Wamberal356+530+44
Gorokan66000
Gosford - West Gosford207312+1050+73
Green Point215289+740+73
Gwandalan - Summerland Point88000
Hamlyn Terrace215215000
Holgate - Matcham - Erina Heights00000
Kanwal - Wyongah319565+2460+246
Kariong6969000
Killarney Vale - Tumbi Umbi197271+740+74
Kincumber202202000
Kincumber South - Bensville - Empire Bay - Killcare00000
Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay33000
Lisarow - Mt Elliot6565000
Long Jetty - Shelly Beach - Toowoon Bay - Blue Bay4343000
Mannering Park00000
Mountains2339+1600
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
Springfield00000
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
Valleys2121000
Wadalba00000
Warnervale - Wallarah - Bushells Ridge00000
Watanobbi00000
Woongarah4646000
Woy Woy - Blackwall268298+3000
Wyong115177+6200
Yattalunga - Saratoga - Davistown1616000
Coastal District1568+530+44
East Brisbane Water District433507+740+74
Gorokan District423688+2650+245
Gosford Central District7941,196+4020+385
Mountains District2339+1600
Narara Valley District533780+2470+246
Northern Lakes District1111000
Ourimbah District3333000
Peninsula District557852+2950+264
San Remo - Budgewoi District44000
Southern Lakes District356504+1480+150
The Entrance District454823+3690+377
Toukley District316409+930+92
Valleys District2121000
Warnervale - Wadalba District261261000
West Brisbane Water District207267+600+60
Wyong District208270+6200
Gosford City2,5613,708+1,1470+1,075
Wyong City2,0863,024+9370+867

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

Key findings

There were 4,648 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Central Coast Council area in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the Central Coast Council area 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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