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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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City of Playford

Net migration by age

The age group with the highest net migration in the City of Playford is 25-29 year olds, this is forecast to occur in the period between 2026 to 2031.

Migration is one of the most important components of population change. Once you have established the amount of development activity in an area, the next step is to make assumptions about who will move into the area as well as who is leaving the area.

Net migration by age is an excellent way of understanding housing markets. The most mobile age groups in the population are young adults. They tend to move to attend educational institutions, seek work and express a change in lifestyle. Market research has shown that empty nesters are more likely to move to smaller accommodation when appropriate and affordable alternative housing is supplied in the local area that is accessible to established social networks.

Select each small area to see how migration patterns differ for each area across City of Playford depending on their housing markets and stage in the suburb life cycle.

Major migration assumptions:

  • Major greenfield development opportunities on Adelaide's northern fringe will drive population growth over the forecast period
  • Significant gain of young adults and couples (18-29 years)
  • Gain of families, particularly those with young children aged 0-9 years
  • Modest loss of retirees and older adults (55-64 years).
Forecast net migration by age group
Forecast net migration by age group Persons aged 85+,  2021 to 2026: 126 Persons aged 80-84,  2021 to 2026: -81 Persons aged 75-79,  2021 to 2026: -36 Persons aged 70-74,  2021 to 2026: 39 Persons aged 65-69,  2021 to 2026: -26 Persons aged 60-64,  2021 to 2026: -74 Persons aged 55-59,  2021 to 2026: -66 Persons aged 50-54,  2021 to 2026: 86 Persons aged 45-49,  2021 to 2026: 337 Persons aged 40-44,  2021 to 2026: 285 Persons aged 35-39,  2021 to 2026: 61 Persons aged 30-34,  2021 to 2026: 505 Persons aged 25-29,  2021 to 2026: 910 Persons aged 20-24,  2021 to 2026: 1,153 Persons aged 15-19,  2021 to 2026: 620 Persons aged 10-14,  2021 to 2026: 106 Persons aged 5-9,  2021 to 2026: 109 Persons aged 0-4,  2021 to 2026: 296 Persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2021: 64 Persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2021: -156 Persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2021: -49 Persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2021: 15 Persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2021: 28 Persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2021: -19 Persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2021: -106 Persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2021: 58 Persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2021: 354 Persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2021: 456 Persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2021: 267 Persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2021: 245 Persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2021: 582 Persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2021: 1,063 Persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2021: 838 Persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2021: 267 Persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2021: 29 Persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2021: 148 Persons aged 85+,  2021 to 2026: 126 Persons aged 80-84,  2021 to 2026: -81 Persons aged 75-79,  2021 to 2026: -36 Persons aged 70-74,  2021 to 2026: 39 Persons aged 65-69,  2021 to 2026: -26 Persons aged 60-64,  2021 to 2026: -74 Persons aged 55-59,  2021 to 2026: -66 Persons aged 50-54,  2021 to 2026: 86 Persons aged 45-49,  2021 to 2026: 337 Persons aged 40-44,  2021 to 2026: 285 Persons aged 35-39,  2021 to 2026: 61 Persons aged 30-34,  2021 to 2026: 505 Persons aged 25-29,  2021 to 2026: 910 Persons aged 20-24,  2021 to 2026: 1,153 Persons aged 15-19,  2021 to 2026: 620 Persons aged 10-14,  2021 to 2026: 106 Persons aged 5-9,  2021 to 2026: 109 Persons aged 0-4,  2021 to 2026: 296 Persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2021: 64 Persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2021: -156 Persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2021: -49 Persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2021: 15 Persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2021: 28 Persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2021: -19 Persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2021: -106 Persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2021: 58 Persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2021: 354 Persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2021: 456 Persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2021: 267 Persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2021: 245 Persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2021: 582 Persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2021: 1,063 Persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2021: 838 Persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2021: 267 Persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2021: 29 Persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2021: 148
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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