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Fraser Coast Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Non-private dwellings

2,713 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Fraser Coast Regional Council2,2843,383+1,0990+1,098
Booral - River Heads00000
Burrum Heads - Toogoom1212000
Craignish - Dundowran Beach00000
Dundowran - Nikenbah Growth Area00000
Fraser Island - Great Sandy Strait142142000
Glenwood and District00000
Granville and surrounds6464000
Hervey Bay - North East6421,187+5450+545
Hervey Bay - South West298452+1540+154
Howard - Torbanlea - Pacific Haven district9158+1490+148
Maryborough Central-North1,0801,170+900+90
Oakhurst - Yengarie and District00000
Rural West00000
Sunshine Acres - Walligan - Takura district22000
Tiaro - Bauple and District1919000
Tinana and District16177+1610+161
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), September 2020.

Key findings

There were 2,284 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Fraser Coast Regional Council is expected to increase to 3,023 persons in 2026 and to 3,383 persons in 2041.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of Fraser Coast Regional Council's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of Fraser Coast Regional Council 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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