City of Greater GeelongPopulation 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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City of Greater Geelong

Non-private dwellings

5,402 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Geelong 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
City of Greater GeelongYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Greater Geelong5,1866,867+1,681+19+1,543
Armstrong Creek3334+3310+331
Barwon Heads - Connewarre - Breamlea44000
Bell Park00000
Bell Post Hill00000
Belmont284434+1500+149
Clifton Springs00000
Corio442442000
Curlewis00000
Drysdale - Bellarine102146+440+44
East Geelong4040000
Geelong - South Geelong - Drumcondra392582+1900+189
Geelong West - Manifold Heights1818000
Grovedale365525+1600+159
Hamlyn Heights9393000
Herne Hill - Fyansford00000
Highton - Wandana Heights - Ceres127127000
Lara1,1011,490+389+19+251
Leopold112272+1600+159
Lovely Banks - Batesford - Moorabool66000
Marshall - Charlemont222222000
Mount Duneed678+720+72
Newcomb - Moolap101101000
Newtown135135000
Norlane - North Shore3636000
North Geelong - Rippleside507528+210+20
Ocean Grove111231+1200+120
Portarlington5959000
Rural Bellarine Peninsula184184000
Rural North00000
St Albans Park133133000
St Leonards - Indented Head00000
Thomson - Breakwater4343000
Waurn Ponds458458000
Whittington102146+440+43

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

Key findings

There were 5,186 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Geelong in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Greater Geelong is expected to increase to 6,002 persons in 2026 and to 6,867 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Lara is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 389 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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