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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Martin (East) - Orange Grove

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Martin (East) - Orange Grove indicate a 76.8% increase in population under working age, a 4.7% decrease in population of retirement age, and a 4.2% 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 Martin (East) - Orange Grove 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
Martin (East) - Orange Grove - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4523.11196.42738.5+221
5 to 9724.41357.32327.2+159
10 to 14875.21196.52227.0+135
15 to 19905.51116.02166.8+125
20 to 241167.0814.42227.0+106
25 to 29845.0573.12437.6+159
30 to 34724.4955.12427.6+170
35 to 39513.01196.42216.9+171
40 to 44603.61377.42247.0+164
45 to 491056.31297.02136.7+109
50 to 541609.71186.42006.3+40
55 to 5917410.51256.81695.3-5
60 to 641529.21377.41354.2-17
65 to 691197.21286.91173.6-2
70 to 74895.4965.21023.2+13
75 to 79563.4633.4862.7+30
80 to 84482.9432.4471.5-1
85 and over694.2331.8300.9-39
Total persons1,657100.01,844100.03,195100.0+1,538
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), August 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Martin (East) - Orange Grove was ages 55 to 59, which accounted for 10.5% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 40 to 44, which is expected to increase by 77 and account for 7.4% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 40 to 44 years, with a total of 137 persons.

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