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Inner West CouncilPopulation forecast

Inner West Council

Non-private dwellings

5,805 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Inner West Council in 2020.

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
Inner West CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Inner West Council area4,9207,865+2,945+1,276+1,097
Ashfield (North)475595+1200+120
Ashfield (South)607926+319+70+232
Balmain East00000
Dulwich Hill224301+77+120
Marrickville (North)729848+119+3+100
Marrickville (South)119222+103+28+37
St Peters - Sydenham5459+5+50
Summer Hill347437+900+89
Marrickville (Suburb)8481,070+222+31+137
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2020.

Key findings

There were 4,920 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Inner West Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the Inner West Council is expected to increase to 7,232 persons in 2031 and to 7,865 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2031, Annandale is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 679 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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