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City of SydneyPopulation forecast

City of Sydney

Non-private dwellings

18,257 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Sydney 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
City of SydneyYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Sydney15,68222,906+7,224+6,100+153
CBD - Harbour1,1741,174000
Chinatown - CBD South1,2423,163+1,921+1,9200
Crown - Baptist Streets1,3121,748+436+244+26
Glebe Point Road1,2211,374+15300
Green Square - City South108108000
Harris Street9321,318+386+2700
King Street2,2483,687+1,439+1,2610
Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo4,2474,247000
Oxford Street1,4561,547+91+8+47
Redfern Street1,7424,540+2,798+2,395+80
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2019.

Key findings

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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