idc-logo
svg rectangle color
City of CanningPopulation forecast

Wilson

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2031, the age structure forecasts for Wilson indicate a 14.3% increase in males under working age, a 51.9% increase in males of retirement age, and a 1.0% increase in males 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 Wilson 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
Wilson - Total males201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41845.41985.32205.2+36
5 to 91695.01885.12095.0+40
10 to 141364.01734.61884.5+52
15 to 192036.02566.92886.9+85
20 to 2447313.940911.046811.2-5
25 to 2941012.13669.84179.9+7
30 to 343018.92867.73247.7+23
35 to 392276.72396.42666.3+39
40 to 441935.72105.62305.5+37
45 to 491674.91834.91984.7+31
50 to 541504.41754.71914.6+41
55 to 591925.71865.02024.8+10
60 to 641394.11704.61864.4+47
65 to 691193.51624.41824.3+63
70 to 741002.91624.41744.2+74
75 to 791002.91393.71694.0+69
80 to 84511.51052.81463.5+95
85 and over772.31113.01383.3+61
Total persons3,391100.03,719100.04,198100.0+807
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for males in Wilson was ages 20 to 24, which accounted for 13.9% of the total males.

The largest increase in males between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in ages 70 to 74, which is expected to increase by 62 and account for 4.4% of the total males.

The largest male 5 year age group in 2031 is 20 to 24 years, with a total of 409 males.

DISCLAIMER: While all due care has been taken to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and current, there may be errors or omissions in it and no legal responsibility is accepted for the information and opinions in this website.

Please view our Privacy Policy, Terms of use and Legal notices.

ABS Data and the copyright in the ABS Data remains the property of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The copyright in the way .id has modified, transformed or reconfigured the ABS Data as published on this website remains the property of .id. ABS Data can be accessed from the Australian Bureau of Statistics at www.abs.gov.au. ABS data can be used under license - terms published on ABS website. intermediary.management@abs.gov.au if you have any queries or wish to distribute any ABS data.