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Hornsby Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Hornsby Shire Council

Non-private dwellings

2,749 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Hornsby Shire 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
Hornsby Shire CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Hornsby Shire2,4513,145+694+4+672
Arcadia - North Western Rural1414000
Beecroft - Cheltenham232232000
Castle Hill669669000
Galston - Middle Dural7575000
Hornsby Heights2424000
Mount Colah - Mount Kuring-gai22000
North Epping00000
Pennant Hills8888000
West Pennant Hills1515000
Berowra Heights - North Eastern Rural Balance22000
Hornsby Town Centre22000
Hornsby Balance226241+15+40
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2019.

Key findings

There were 2,451 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Hornsby Shire Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Hornsby Shire Council is expected to increase to 3,145 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 3,145 persons in 2036.

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