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Sutherland Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Sutherland Shire Council

Non-private dwellings

2,805 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Sutherland Shire Council 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
Sutherland Shire CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Sutherland Shire2,3653,406+1,0410+1,020
Alfords Point11000
Barden Ridge - Lucas Heights7676000
Bonnet Bay00000
Bundeena - Maianbar00000
Caringbah South66000
Cronulla - Greenhills Beach206356+1500+149
Dolans Bay - Port Hacking - Lilli Pilli00000
Grays Point00000
Gymea Bay4040000
Heathcote - Waterfall252402+1500+149
Menai - Sandy Point66000
Oyster Bay00000
Sylvania - Kangaroo Point264414+1500+150
Sylvania Waters - Taren Point158308+1500+149
Woronora Heights00000
Yowie Bay44000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

There were 2,365 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Sutherland Shire Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Sutherland Shire Council is expected to increase to 2,956 persons in 2026 and to 3,406 persons in 2036.

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