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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Southern River (East)

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Southern River (East) indicate a 297.1% increase in males under working age, a 93.3% increase in males of retirement age, and a 404.7% increase in males 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 Southern River (East) 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
Southern River (East) - Total males201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4679.82177.04766.1+409
5 to 9669.62498.16017.7+535
10 to 14426.12297.55707.3+528
15 to 19334.82126.95427.0+509
20 to 24365.32618.56308.1+594
25 to 29679.835411.580310.3+736
30 to 348212.037512.288911.4+807
35 to 397410.830710.077710.0+703
40 to 44334.82397.86258.0+592
45 to 49365.31916.25266.8+490
50 to 54243.51434.64355.6+411
55 to 59365.31063.43274.2+291
60 to 64284.1782.52433.1+215
65 to 69192.8722.41922.5+173
70 to 74182.6461.51271.6+109
75 to 79172.5250.8811.0+64
80 to 8440.680.2200.3+16
85 and over20.3-35-1.2-76-1.0-78
Total persons684100.03,076100.07,788100.0+7,104
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for males in Southern River (East) was ages 30 to 34, which accounted for 12.0% of the total males.

The largest increase in males between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 30 to 34, which is expected to increase by 293 and account for 12.2% of the total males.

The largest male 5 year age group in 2026 is 30 to 34 years, with a total of 375 males.

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