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City of WhitehorsePopulation forecast

City of Whitehorse

Non-private dwellings

4,202 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Whitehorse 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 WhitehorseYearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area20162041Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Whitehorse3,5234,329+806+268+226
Blackburn North2222000
Blackburn South380418+380+38
Box Hill460460000
Box Hill North7373000
Box Hill South5858000
Burwood East9191000
Forest Hill229229000
Mont Albert6868000
Mont Albert North4444000
Surrey Hills8686000
Vermont South283283000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2019.

Key findings

There were 3,523 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Whitehorse in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Whitehorse is expected to increase to 4,329 persons in 2031 and remain the same at 4,329 persons in 2041.

Between 2016 and 2031, Burwood is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 680 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 18 to 24 years, which is predominantly student accommodation.

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