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City of BanyulePopulation forecast

City of Banyule

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for the City of Banyule indicate a 5.9% increase in population under working age, a 19.9% increase in population of retirement age, and a 8.0% 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 the City of Banyule 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 Banyule - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 48,4206.68,7166.28,9936.1+572
5 to 98,0236.38,1085.88,3735.7+350
10 to 146,9155.47,9015.68,0425.5+1,127
15 to 197,1375.68,2135.98,2855.6+1,148
20 to 248,1876.48,8946.49,4236.4+1,236
25 to 298,7846.99,4486.79,9316.8+1,147
30 to 348,9947.09,8167.010,1416.9+1,147
35 to 398,9837.010,0017.110,3097.0+1,326
40 to 449,1067.19,7286.910,0386.8+932
45 to 498,5976.79,1456.59,5576.5+959
50 to 548,1046.38,7456.29,1296.2+1,025
55 to 597,8746.28,0735.88,4535.7+579
60 to 647,0235.57,3905.37,8275.3+804
65 to 696,6725.26,8824.97,0774.8+405
70 to 745,0834.05,9344.26,3244.3+1,241
75 to 793,7392.95,2713.85,6343.8+1,894
80 to 842,7902.23,7212.74,5013.1+1,711
85 and over3,2642.64,0202.95,0603.4+1,795
Total persons127,699100.0140,006100.0147,098100.0+19,399
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in the City of Banyule was ages 40 to 44, which accounted for 7.1% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 75 to 79, which is expected to increase by 1,532 and account for 3.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 35 to 39 years, with a total of 10,001 persons.

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