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Tweed Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Tweed Shire Council

Non-private dwellings

2,029 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Tweed 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
Tweed Shire CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Tweed Shire2,0292,029000
Bilambil - Bilambil Heights00000
Cabarita area5151000
Cobaki - Piggabeen area00000
Mid Coast - Casuarina1515000
Murwillumbah & District324324000
North Coast - Kingscliff240240000
North East Hinterland - Tumbulgum00000
North West Tweed - Tyalgum3737000
South Coast - Pottsville163163000
South East Hinterland - Burringbar1313000
South West Tweed - Uki2020000
Tweed Heads268268000
Tweed Heads South - Banora Point600600000
Tweed Heads West295295000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2020.

Key findings

There were 2,029 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Tweed Shire Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Tweed Shire Council is expected to remain stable to 2,029 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 2,029 persons in 2041.

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