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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Goulburn Mulwaree Council area indicate a 15.1% increase in population under working age, a 24.1% increase in population of retirement age, and a 8.0% 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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area 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
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41,8226.02,0586.12,2326.0+410
5 to 91,9356.42,1746.42,3296.3+393
10 to 141,8046.02,1696.42,3706.4+566
15 to 191,7795.92,0286.02,2095.9+430
20 to 241,8206.01,7815.31,9985.4+178
25 to 291,9456.41,8435.42,0035.4+58
30 to 341,8736.21,9375.72,0475.5+174
35 to 391,6905.62,1536.42,2626.1+572
40 to 441,9316.42,2416.62,3926.4+461
45 to 492,0176.72,1926.52,4916.7+475
50 to 542,0526.82,1606.42,4016.5+350
55 to 591,9976.62,1036.22,2786.1+281
60 to 641,9086.32,0906.22,2296.0+321
65 to 691,7765.91,9625.82,1105.7+334
70 to 741,4104.71,7585.21,9535.2+543
75 to 791,0253.41,4294.21,6224.4+597
80 to 846702.29982.91,2513.4+581
85 and over7052.37862.31,0242.8+320
Total persons30,158100.033,863100.037,202100.0+7,043

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 1,024 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 1,251 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 1,622 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 1,953 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 2,110 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 2,229 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 2,278 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 2,401 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 2,491 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 2,392 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 2,262 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 2,047 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 2,003 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 1,998 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 2,209 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 2,370 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 2,329 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 2,232 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 786 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 998 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 1,429 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 1,758 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 1,962 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 2,090 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 2,103 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 2,160 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 2,192 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 2,241 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 2,153 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 1,937 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 1,843 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 1,781 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 2,028 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 2,169 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 2,174 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 2,058 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 705 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 670 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 1,025 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 1,410 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 1,776 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 1,908 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 1,997 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 2,052 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 2,017 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 1,931 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 1,690 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 1,873 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 1,945 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 1,820 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 1,779 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 1,804 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 1,935 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 1,822
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 239 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 253 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 193 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 195 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: 148 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 139 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 175 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: 241 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: 299 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: 151 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: 108 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: 110 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 160 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: 216 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: 181 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: 201 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: 154 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: 174 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 328 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 404 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 348 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 186 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 106 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 109 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 176 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 310 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 463 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 64 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: -102 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: -38 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 249 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 365 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 239 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 236
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area was ages 50 to 54, which accounted for 6.8% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39, which is expected to increase by 463 and account for 6.4% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 40 to 44 years, with a total of 2,241 persons.

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