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Cumberland Council area

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Cumberland Council area indicate a 30.8% increase in population under working age, a 33.7% increase in population of retirement age, and a 20.0% increase in population of working age.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Cumberland Council area - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 417,9537.923,0548.224,3038.0+6,350
5 to 915,6916.919,9687.120,9746.9+5,283
10 to 1412,5085.517,3426.218,9676.2+6,458
15 to 1913,1145.817,8166.419,5526.4+6,438
20 to 2418,7498.320,8967.522,9767.5+4,227
25 to 2923,28110.325,0659.026,6218.7+3,340
30 to 3421,8849.724,9058.925,5368.4+3,652
35 to 3917,4707.721,9557.922,4267.4+4,956
40 to 4413,9266.218,9506.819,7926.5+5,866
45 to 4912,8385.716,7626.018,4946.1+5,656
50 to 5412,5495.614,6815.317,3575.7+4,808
55 to 5911,6585.213,2384.715,4595.1+3,801
60 to 649,5814.211,7924.213,0834.3+3,502
65 to 698,0733.610,0823.611,0573.6+2,984
70 to 745,8572.67,9262.89,4063.1+3,549
75 to 794,4812.06,2772.27,6992.5+3,217
80 to 843,1291.44,3761.65,6631.9+2,534
85 and over3,3091.54,5501.65,4461.8+2,137
Total persons226,052100.0279,636100.0304,811100.0+78,760

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Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 5,446 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 5,663 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 7,699 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 9,406 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 11,057 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 13,083 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 15,459 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 17,357 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 18,494 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 19,792 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 22,426 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 25,536 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 26,621 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 22,976 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 19,552 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 18,967 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 20,974 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 24,303 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 4,550 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 4,376 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 6,277 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 7,926 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 10,082 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 11,792 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 13,238 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 14,681 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 16,762 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 18,950 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 21,955 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 24,905 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 25,065 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 20,896 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 17,816 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 17,342 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 19,968 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 23,054 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 3,309 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 3,129 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 4,481 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 5,857 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 8,073 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 9,581 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 11,658 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 12,549 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 12,838 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 13,926 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 17,470 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 21,884 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 23,281 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 18,749 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 13,114 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 12,508 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 15,691 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 17,953
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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: 896 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 1,288 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 1,422 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 1,480 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: 975 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 1,291 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 2,220 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 2,676 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 1,733 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: 842 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: 472 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: 631 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 1,556 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: 2,080 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 1,735 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 1,625 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: 1,006 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: 1,249 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 1,241 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 1,247 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 1,796 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 2,069 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 2,010 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 2,211 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 1,581 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 2,133 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 3,923 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 5,024 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 4,484 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 3,021 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 1,784 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 2,147 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 4,702 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 4,834 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 4,277 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 5,101
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Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Cumberland Council area was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 10.3% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 0 to 4, which is expected to increase by 5,101 and account for 8.2% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 25,065 persons.

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