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City of Maribyrnong

Population and age structure

Between 2011 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for City of Maribyrnong indicate a 65.9% increase in population under working age, a 47.1% increase in population of retirement age, and a 58.1% 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 City of Maribyrnong 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
City of Maribyrnong - Total persons201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 5,3787.28,8917.511,1637.1+5,785
5 to 9 3,6994.96,3755.48,5545.5+4,855
10 to 14 3,0784.14,9014.16,7994.4+3,721
15 to 19 3,5004.76,1435.27,9525.1+4,452
20 to 24 6,9599.311,1189.313,4738.6+6,514
25 to 29 8,76211.713,86311.716,41610.5+7,654
30 to 34 8,07410.713,25111.115,88710.2+7,813
35 to 39 7,1539.511,3009.513,9358.9+6,782
40 to 44 5,8787.89,1287.711,7337.5+5,855
45 to 49 4,7736.47,4366.310,2236.5+5,450
50 to 54 4,2975.76,1935.28,8755.7+4,578
55 to 59 3,4494.65,1994.47,5974.9+4,148
60 to 64 2,6183.54,0453.46,0843.9+3,466
65 to 69 1,9002.53,2612.74,8093.1+2,909
70 to 74 1,6942.32,5592.23,9772.5+2,283
75 to 79 1,4611.92,0011.73,3022.1+1,841
80 to 84 1,3261.81,5081.32,7301.7+1,404
85 and over1,1551.51,7551.52,7791.8+1,624
Total persons75,154100.0118,927100.0156,290100.0+81,136

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2015.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 2,779 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 2,730 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 3,302 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 3,977 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 4,809 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 6,084 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 7,597 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 8,875 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 10,223 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 11,733 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 13,935 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 15,887 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 16,416 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 13,473 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 7,952 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 6,799 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 8,554 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 11,163 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 1,755 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 1,508 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 2,001 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 2,559 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 3,261 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 4,045 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 5,199 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 6,193 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 7,436 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 9,128 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 11,300 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 13,251 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 13,863 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 11,118 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 6,143 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 4,901 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 6,375 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 8,891 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2011: 1,155 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2011: 1,326 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2011: 1,461 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2011: 1,694 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2011: 1,900 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2011: 2,618 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2011: 3,449 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2011: 4,297 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2011: 4,773 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2011: 5,878 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2011: 7,153 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2011: 8,074 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2011: 8,762 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2011: 6,959 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2011: 3,500 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2011: 3,078 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2011: 3,699 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2011: 5,378
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2041: 1,025 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 1,222 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 1,301 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 1,419 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 1,548 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 2,040 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 2,398 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 2,682 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 2,787 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 2,605 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 2,635 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 2,636 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 2,552 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 2,356 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 1,810 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 1,898 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 2,179 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 2,272 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2011 to 2026: 600 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2011 to 2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2011 to 2026: 540 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2011 to 2026: 865 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2011 to 2026: 1,361 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2011 to 2026: 1,427 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2011 to 2026: 1,750 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2011 to 2026: 1,896 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2011 to 2026: 2,663 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2011 to 2026: 3,250 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2011 to 2026: 4,147 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2011 to 2026: 5,177 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2011 to 2026: 5,101 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2011 to 2026: 4,159 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2011 to 2026: 2,643 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2011 to 2026: 1,823 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2011 to 2026: 2,676 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2011 to 2026: 3,513
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant age structure for persons in City of Maribyrnong was ages 25 to 29 , which accounted for 11.7% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 30 to 34 , which is expected to increase by 5,177 and account for 11.1% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 13,863 persons.

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