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Mornington Peninsula ShirePopulation forecast

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Non-private dwellings

3,259 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula Shire 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
Mornington Peninsula ShireYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Mornington Peninsula Shire3,0863,586+5000+500
Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers33000
Baxter - Pearcedale00000
Bittern - Crib Point00000
Dromana - Safety Beach195328+1330+132
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo3838000
HMAS Cerberus815815000
Moorooduc - Tuerong00000
Mount Eliza364400+360+35
Mount Martha308425+1170+116
Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie4141000
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat4343000
Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck567674+1070+106
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach99000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

There were 3,086 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula Shire in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula Shire is expected to increase to 3,444 persons in 2026 and to 3,586 persons in 2036.

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