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19,130 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney 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|
|City of Sydney||Year||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Area||2016||2041||Total change||Aged 18 to 24 years||Aged 75+ years|
|City of Sydney||15,682||22,906||+7,224||+6,100||+153|
|CBD - Harbour||1,174||1,174||0||0||0|
|Chinatown - CBD South||1,242||3,163||+1,921||+1,920||0|
|Crown - Baptist Streets||1,312||1,748||+436||+244||+26|
|Glebe Point Road||1,221||1,374||+153||0||0|
|Green Square - City South||108||108||0||0||0|
|Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo||4,247||4,247||0||0||0|
There were 15,682 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney is expected to increase to 21,290 persons in 2026 and to 22,906 persons in 2041.
The age structure of the population is an indicator of the City of Sydney's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of the City of Sydney 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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