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Cardinia ShirePopulation forecast

Cardinia Road Employment

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Cardinia Road Employment indicate a 126300.0% increase in population under working age, a 18800.0% increase in population of retirement age, and a 35087.5% 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 Cardinia Road Employment 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
Cardinia Road Employment - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 403.751912.15269.0+526
5 to 905.343810.35429.3+541
10 to 1418.93077.25068.7+505
15 to 1916.22616.14708.1+470
20 to 2416.83748.84607.9+460
25 to 2903.252112.24708.0+469
30 to 3405.350611.94778.2+476
35 to 3915.53829.04768.1+475
40 to 4416.02586.14788.2+477
45 to 4918.42014.74117.0+410
50 to 5417.81493.52925.0+291
55 to 5917.3952.22083.6+207
60 to 6419.8681.61592.7+158
65 to 6916.5541.31192.0+118
70 to 7404.2621.51011.7+101
75 to 7902.2310.7721.2+71
80 to 8402.4200.5460.8+46
85 and over00.5220.5280.5+28
Total persons9100.04,268100.05,838100.0+5,829
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Cardinia Road Employment was ages 10 to 14, which accounted for 8.9% 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 520 and account for 12.2% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 521 persons.

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