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Wollongong City CouncilPopulation forecast

Wollongong City Council

Non-private dwellings

5,732 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Wollongong City Council 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
Wollongong City CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Wollongong City4,3015,732+1,431+853+360
Avondale - Cleveland2282+2800+271
Balgownie - Tarrawanna - Fernhill98115+170+16
Coniston - Mount Saint Thomas5686+300+29
Cordeaux Heights - Mount Kembla - Kembla Heights00000
Dapto - Brownsville149149000
Dombarton - Wongawilli - Huntley00000
East Corrimal00000
Fairy Meadow529529000
Farmborough Heights103103000
Helensburgh - Lilyvale - Otford1616000
Keiraville - Mount Keira3241,124+800+7500
Kembla Grange00000
Lake Heights77000
Marshall Mount - Haywards Bay - Yallah55000
Mount Ousley - Mount Pleasant00000
North Wollongong206206000
Port Kembla - Spring Hill166166000
Stanwell Park - Stanwell Tops - Coalcliff and surrounds170170000
West Wollongong88000
Windang - Primbee2929000
Wombarra - Coledale - Scarborough - Clifton00000
Woonona - Russell Vale405448+430+42
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

There were 4,301 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Wollongong City Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Wollongong City Council is expected to increase to 5,732 persons in 2026 and remain the same at 5,732 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Keiraville - Mount Keira is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 800 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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