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Hobsons Bay CityPopulation forecast

Hobsons Bay City

Non-private dwellings

1,494 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Hobsons Bay City 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
Hobsons Bay CityYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Hobsons Bay City1,1721,614+4420+441
Altona - Seaholme00000
Altona Meadows294389+950+95
Altona North382472+900+90
Newport East4949000
Newport West96263+1670+167
Spotswood - South Kingsville55000
Williamstown North91181+900+89
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2020.

Key findings

There were 1,172 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Hobsons Bay City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Hobsons Bay City is expected to increase to 1,524 persons in 2026 and to 1,614 persons in 2041.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of Hobsons Bay City's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of Hobsons Bay City 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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