City of Hobsons BayPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Hobsons Bay City

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Hobsons Bay City indicate a 10.7% increase in population under working age, a 23.6% increase in population of retirement age, and a 7.8% increase in population of working age.

Knowledge of how the age structure of the population is changing is essential for planning age-based facilities and services, such as child care, recreation and aged care.

The forecast age groups of Hobsons Bay City is a function of the current age of the population (people aging each year, being born and dying) as well as the age of people migrating into and out of the area. This in turn is driven by location (fringe, city centre, regional or rural) the existing housing stock (separate dwellings, medium or high density), the amount and type of new residential development (same as existing stock, or diversifying) and where the area is in a cycle of change. We call this the area’s residential role and function. You can learn more about this in the section household and suburb life cycles.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Hobsons Bay City - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 6,6167.17,1416.97,7916.9+1,175
5 to 9 5,9536.46,3686.26,8816.1+928
10 to 14 4,7775.15,6935.56,1245.4+1,346
15 to 19 4,8805.25,5535.45,8445.2+965
20 to 24 5,7506.26,0115.86,6465.9+895
25 to 29 6,9417.47,3127.18,0267.1+1,084
30 to 34 7,4438.07,9797.78,6437.7+1,200
35 to 39 6,9917.57,8917.68,5037.5+1,512
40 to 44 6,9947.57,6557.48,1267.2+1,131
45 to 49 6,7007.27,0946.97,6196.8+919
50 to 54 6,3116.86,6186.47,0566.3+745
55 to 59 5,8806.35,9705.86,3065.6+426
60 to 64 4,7115.05,4015.25,7285.1+1,017
65 to 69 4,0514.34,9344.85,1614.6+1,110
70 to 74 3,0323.23,9193.84,5414.0+1,509
75 to 79 2,4152.63,2123.13,9603.5+1,545
80 to 84 1,9572.12,3222.22,9592.6+1,003
85 and over1,9882.12,2352.22,7292.4+742
Total persons93,390100.0103,307100.0112,642100.0+19,252

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 2,729 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 2,959 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 3,960 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 4,541 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 5,161 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 5,728 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 6,306 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 7,056 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 7,619 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 8,126 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 8,503 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 8,643 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 8,026 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 6,646 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 5,844 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 6,124 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 6,881 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 7,791 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 2,235 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 2,322 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 3,212 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 3,919 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 4,934 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 5,401 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 5,970 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 6,618 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 7,094 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 7,655 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 7,891 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 7,979 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 7,312 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 6,011 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 5,553 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 5,693 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 6,368 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 7,141 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 1,988 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 1,957 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 2,415 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 3,032 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 4,051 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 4,711 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 5,880 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 6,311 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 6,700 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 6,994 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 6,991 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 7,443 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 6,941 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 5,750 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 4,880 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 4,777 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 5,953 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 6,616
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2036: 495 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 637 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 748 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 622 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: 227 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 327 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 336 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 437 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 525 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: 471 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: 613 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: 664 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 714 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: 635 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 292 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 431 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: 512 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: 650 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 247 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 365 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 796 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 887 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 883 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 690 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 90 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 308 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 394 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 660 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 899 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 536 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 371 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 261 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 673 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 916 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 416 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 525
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Hobsons Bay City was ages 30 to 34 , which accounted for 8.0% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 10 to 14 , which is expected to increase by 916 and account for 5.5% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 30 to 34 years, with a total of 7,979 persons.

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