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1,754 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in 2021.
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|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings Council||Year||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Area||2016||2041||Total change||Aged 18 to 24 years||Aged 75+ years|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area||1,432||2,499||+1,067||0||+1,059|
|Camden Haven East||174||174||0||0||0|
|Camden Haven West||22||198||+176||0||+171|
|Hastings River Canals||44||44||0||0||0|
|Lake Cathie - Bonny Hills||13||113||+100||0||+99|
|Lighthouse Beach - Greenmeadows||263||389||+126||0||+122|
|Port Macquarie Rural Fringe||7||7||0||0||0|
|Shelly Beach - Bellevue Hill||92||92||0||0||0|
|Town Beach - CBD||94||94||0||0||0|
There were 1,432 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is expected to increase to 2,169 persons in 2026 and to 2,499 persons in 2041.
The age structure of the population is an indicator of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of Port Macquarie-Hastings 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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