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MidCoast CouncilPopulation forecast

MidCoast Council

Non-private dwellings

1,797 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the MidCoast 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
MidCoast CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Mid-Coast Council1,5381,897+3590+358
Bulahdelah - Central Rural5050000
Crowdy - Harrington - Johns River325+220+22
Forster North2323000
Forster South - Green Point241385+1440+143
Gloucester Balance00000
Hallidays Point535+300+30
Hawks Nest - Tea Gardens95218+1230+122
Nabiac - Failford - Darawank - Rural North00000
North Arm Cove - Pindimar - Nerong5858000
Old Bar - Wallabi8282000
Old Bar Balance00000
Pacific Palms - Blueys Beach - Coomba Park00000
Stroud - Rural West3333000
Taree Balance1111000
Wingham Balance00000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), January 2018.

Key findings

There were 1,538 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the MidCoast Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the MidCoast Council is expected to increase to 1,797 persons in 2026 and to 1,897 persons in 2036.

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