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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill indicate a 55.2% increase in population under working age, a 92.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 25.6% 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 43587.45358.04916.9+133
5 to 93186.65498.25397.6+221
10 to 143206.64626.95237.4+203
15 to 192966.13765.64606.5+164
20 to 243918.14046.13935.5+2
25 to 294509.34156.23635.1-87
30 to 343978.24707.04015.7+4
35 to 392765.75247.94606.5+184
40 to 443146.54937.44846.8+170
45 to 492926.13976.04926.9+201
50 to 543246.74036.04736.7+148
55 to 593437.13595.44055.7+62
60 to 642605.43595.43905.5+130
65 to 691823.83535.33454.9+163
70 to 74861.82463.73204.5+234
75 to 79641.31592.42763.9+212
80 to 84611.3811.21602.3+99
85 and over861.8831.31121.6+26
Total persons4,818100.06,668100.07,088100.0+2,269

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 112 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 160 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 276 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 320 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 345 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 390 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 405 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 473 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 492 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 484 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 460 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 401 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 363 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 393 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 460 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 523 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 539 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 491 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 83 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 81 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 159 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 246 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 353 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 359 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 359 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 403 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 397 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 493 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 524 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 470 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 415 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 404 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 376 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 462 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 549 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 535 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 86 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 61 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 64 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 86 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 182 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 260 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 343 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 324 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 292 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 314 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 276 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 397 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 450 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 391 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 296 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 320 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 318 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 358
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 29 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 80 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 116 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 75 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: -8 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 32 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 47 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 70 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 95 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: -9 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: -64 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: -68 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: -52 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: -12 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 83 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 61 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: -10 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: -44 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 96 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 160 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 171 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 98 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 79 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 106 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 179 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 248 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 73 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: -35 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 142 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 231 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 177
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 9.3% 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 248 and account for 7.9% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 5 to 9 years, with a total of 549 persons.

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