Town of Port HedlandPopulation 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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Town of Port Hedland

Non-private dwellings

1,006 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Town of Port Hedland 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
Town of Port HedlandYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Town of Port Hedland1,0641,318+254+140
Hedland Remainder625812+187+100
Port Hedland97117+20+10
South Hedland342389+47+20

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

Key findings

There were 1,064 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the Town of Port Hedland in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the Town of Port Hedland is expected to increase to 1,278 persons in 2026 and to 1,318 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Hedland Remainder is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 187 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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