City of KnoxPopulation 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 Knox

Non-private dwellings

2,176 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox 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 KnoxYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Knox2,0892,629+5400+539
Bayswater193318+1250+124
Boronia456581+1250+125
Ferntree Gully407530+1230+123
Knoxfield4848000
Lysterfield2222000
Rowville (Central)33000
Rowville (North)22000
Rowville (South)33000
Scoresby77000
The Basin1414000
Upper Ferntree Gully155155000
Wantirna298340+420+41
Wantirna South482607+1250+125
Dandenong Foothills Policy Area509509000
Rowville77000

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

There were 2,089 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Knox is expected to increase to 2,409 persons in 2026 and to 2,629 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Bayswater is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 125 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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