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Heidelberg West - Bellfield

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Heidelberg West - Bellfield indicate a 7.1% increase in population under working age, a 15.3% increase in population of retirement age, and a 7.5% 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
Heidelberg West - Bellfield - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 46298.26297.56747.5+45
5 to 94565.95416.55876.5+131
10 to 144586.04835.85035.6+45
15 to 194586.04545.45125.7+54
20 to 245897.76447.77067.8+117
25 to 297079.27539.08199.1+112
30 to 346748.87468.98139.0+139
35 to 395397.06988.47528.3+213
40 to 444656.05867.06347.0+169
45 to 494475.84595.55386.0+91
50 to 544555.93994.84745.2+19
55 to 594345.63924.74084.5-26
60 to 643584.63794.53533.9-5
65 to 693594.73263.93113.4-48
70 to 742152.82683.22923.2+77
75 to 791491.92503.02422.7+93
80 to 841411.81642.02032.3+63
85 and over1622.11752.12152.4+53
Total persons7,694100.08,345100.09,035100.0+1,341

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: 215 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 203 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 242 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 292 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 311 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 353 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 408 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 474 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 538 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 634 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 752 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 813 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 819 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 706 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 512 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 503 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 587 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 674 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 175 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 164 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 250 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 268 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 326 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 379 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 392 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 399 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 459 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 586 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 698 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 746 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 753 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 644 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 454 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 483 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 541 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 629 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 162 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 141 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 149 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 215 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 359 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 358 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 434 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 455 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 447 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 465 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 539 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 674 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 707 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 589 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 458 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 458 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 456 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 629
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: 40 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 39 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: -8 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 24 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: -15 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: -26 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 16 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 75 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 79 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: 53 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: 67 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 66 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: 62 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 20 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: 46 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: 45 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 101 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 53 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: -33 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: -42 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: -56 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 121 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 159 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 72 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 55 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 25 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 85 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 0
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 Heidelberg West - Bellfield was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 9.2% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39, which is expected to increase by 159 and account for 8.4% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 753 persons.

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