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Bayside CouncilPopulation forecast

Mascot Station Precinct

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Mascot Station Precinct indicate a 55.2% increase in population under working age, a 87.6% increase in population of retirement age, and a 284.7% 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 Mascot Station Precinct 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
Mascot Station Precinct - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 42135.95774.86755.3+462
5 to 91684.71561.32932.3+124
10 to 141504.2910.81511.2+1
15 to 192587.23873.23242.5+66
20 to 243279.11,42711.91,1809.2+853
25 to 2941111.42,84923.82,42119.0+2,010
30 to 343259.02,52121.02,43319.1+2,108
35 to 392918.11,24310.41,64712.9+1,356
40 to 442607.25324.49487.4+688
45 to 492517.04163.56395.0+388
50 to 542005.54343.64953.9+294
55 to 592356.54033.44363.4+200
60 to 641734.82942.53813.0+208
65 to 69902.52201.82832.2+193
70 to 74932.61441.21731.4+80
75 to 79701.91040.91150.9+45
80 to 84451.2950.8890.7+44
85 and over481.3860.7820.6+34
Total persons3,610100.011,977100.012,765100.0+9,155
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 Mascot Station Precinct was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 11.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 25 to 29, which is expected to increase by 2,438 and account for 23.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 2,849 persons.

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