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City of PerthPopulation forecast

City of Perth

Non-private dwellings

5,112 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth 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
City of PerthYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Perth3,6545,813+2,159+2,0290
Central Perth (East)6811,381+700+6680
Central Perth (West)298298000
Crawley22000
East Perth (Claisebrook)167167000
East Perth (Langley)298298000
East Perth (Riverside)2727000
Nedlands1,8172,530+713+6490
Northbridge3161,062+746+7120
West Perth4848000
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2020.

Key findings

There were 3,654 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Perth is expected to increase to 5,813 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 5,813 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Northbridge is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 746 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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