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Inner West CouncilPopulation forecast

Inner West Council

Non-private dwellings

6,478 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Inner West Council in 2022.

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 Council5,7458,949+3,204+993+754
Ashfield (North)6591,059+400+118+149
Ashfield (South)7101,114+404+118+154
Balmain East00000
Dulwich Hill105205+100+240
Marrickville (North)7761,176+400+117+150
Marrickville (South)180430+250+1180
St Peters - Sydenham61161+100+240
Summer Hill431531+100+240
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2020.

Key findings

There were 5,745 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 7,669 persons in 2031 and to 8,949 persons in 2041.

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