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East Gippsland ShirePopulation forecast

East Gippsland Shire

Non-private dwellings

793 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the East Gippsland Shire 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
East Gippsland ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
East Gippsland Shire793793000
Bairnsdale324324000
Bruthen - Buchan1515000
Lakes Entrance198198000
Lindenow22000
Mallacoota - Cann River3131000
Metung1111000
Omeo - Swifts Creek1313000
Orbost4545000
Paynesville154154000
Twin Rivers00000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), September 2018.

Key findings

There were 793 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the East Gippsland Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the East Gippsland Shire is expected to remain stable to 793 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 793 persons in 2041.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of the East Gippsland Shire's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of the East Gippsland Shire is indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for aged based services and facilities.

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