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Carramar

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Carramar indicate a 25.3% increase in population under working age, a 50.7% increase in population of retirement age, and a 1.9% decrease 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 Fairfield City 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
Carramar - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 42396.53157.93147.4+75
5 to 92466.72827.02756.5+29
10 to 141804.92365.92636.2+83
15 to 192115.82325.82465.8+35
20 to 242506.82375.92626.2+12
25 to 293429.42726.82816.6-61
30 to 343128.52666.62656.3-47
35 to 392336.42847.12686.3+35
40 to 442456.72937.32816.7+36
45 to 492647.22436.02616.2-3
50 to 542155.92225.52475.8+32
55 to 592145.92305.72185.1+4
60 to 642336.41934.81944.6-39
65 to 691443.91694.21824.3+38
70 to 74812.21654.11513.6+70
75 to 79902.51122.81363.2+46
80 to 84531.5792.01202.8+67
85 and over1012.81824.52646.3+163
Total persons3,653100.04,012100.04,227100.0+574

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: 264 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 120 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 136 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 151 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 182 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 194 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 218 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 247 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 261 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 281 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 268 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 265 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 281 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 262 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 246 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 263 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 275 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 314 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 79 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 112 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 165 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 169 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 193 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 230 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 222 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 243 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 293 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 284 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 266 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 272 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 237 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 232 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 236 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 282 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 315 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 101 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 53 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 90 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 81 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 144 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 233 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 214 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 215 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 264 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 245 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 233 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 312 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 342 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 250 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 211 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 180 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 246 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 239
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: 82 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 41 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: -14 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: 13 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: -12 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 24 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: -12 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: -16 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: 25 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 14 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 27 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: -7 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 22 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 84 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 25 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: -40 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: -21 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 48 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 51 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: -46 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: -70 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: -13 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 56 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 36 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 76
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 Carramar was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 9.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 70 to 74, which is expected to increase by 84 and account for 4.1% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 0 to 4 years, with a total of 315 persons.

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