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Hurstville Remainder

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Hurstville Remainder indicate a 16.1% increase in population under working age, a 30.8% increase in population of retirement age, and a 7.3% 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 Hurstville Remainder 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
Hurstville Remainder - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41,2925.51,4206.01,3945.7+103
5 to 91,0944.71,2885.51,2445.1+151
10 to 149924.21,2145.21,2915.3+299
15 to 191,4476.21,3905.91,5106.2+62
20 to 242,41910.41,9168.12,0588.4-361
25 to 292,99812.82,1759.22,2289.1-770
30 to 342,1769.31,8868.01,8487.5-328
35 to 391,4856.41,7207.31,5766.4+91
40 to 441,2585.41,5026.41,4606.0+202
45 to 491,4016.01,3035.51,4475.9+46
50 to 541,4666.31,2525.31,4135.8-53
55 to 591,3005.61,3405.71,3155.4+15
60 to 641,1164.81,3315.71,2315.0+115
65 to 698393.61,1474.91,2014.9+363
70 to 746782.99564.11,1264.6+448
75 to 795842.57113.09373.8+354
80 to 844201.84952.16752.8+255
85 and over3901.74992.15702.3+181
Total persons23,354100.023,546100.024,525100.0+1,171
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Hurstville Remainder was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 12.8% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 65 to 69, which is expected to increase by 309 and account for 4.9% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 2,175 persons.

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