Shellharbour City CouncilPopulation 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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Shellharbour City

Non-private dwellings

833 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour City 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
Shellharbour CityYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Shellharbour City8211,664+8430+868
Albion Park247409+1620+167
Albion Park Rail217388+1710+182
Barrack Heights1010000
Blackbutt - Shellharbour City Centre144217+730+74
Flinders00000
Lake Illawarra0125+1250+125
Mount Warrigal4444000
Oak Flats2929000
Rural Balance00000
Shell Cove0134+1340+134
Shellharbour - Barrack Point5110+1050+105
Warilla126199+730+79

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

Key findings

There were 821 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Shellharbour City is expected to increase to 1,278 persons in 2026 and to 1,664 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2026, Albion Park Rail is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 171 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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