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Attwood

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Attwood indicate a 4.1% decrease in population under working age, a 86.6% increase in population of retirement age, and a 14.9% 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 Hume 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
Attwood - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41574.42517.42116.4+54
5 to 92186.12356.92136.5-5
10 to 143329.31925.62226.8-110
15 to 193138.72216.52297.0-84
20 to 242837.92467.22066.3-77
25 to 292075.81865.51624.9-45
30 to 341464.11664.91524.7+6
35 to 391624.51785.21785.5+16
40 to 442817.81965.82046.2-77
45 to 493519.82176.42276.9-124
50 to 5436910.32707.92307.0-139
55 to 593249.02778.22036.2-121
60 to 641724.82627.71735.3+1
65 to 691083.02326.81805.5+72
70 to 74812.31354.01785.4+97
75 to 79300.8772.31564.8+126
80 to 84340.9421.21073.3+73
85 and over160.4160.5391.2+23
Total persons3,584100.03,399100.03,271100.0-313

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 39 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 107 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 156 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 178 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 180 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 173 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 203 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 230 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 227 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 204 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 178 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 152 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 162 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 206 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 229 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 222 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 213 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 211 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 16 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 42 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 77 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 135 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 232 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 262 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 277 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 270 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 217 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 196 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 178 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 166 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 186 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 246 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 221 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 192 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 235 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 251 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 16 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 34 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 30 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 81 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 108 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 172 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 324 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 369 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 351 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 281 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 162 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 146 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 207 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 283 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 313 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 332 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 218 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 157
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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 2041: 23 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 65 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 79 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 43 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: -52 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: -89 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: -74 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: -40 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 0 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: -14 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: -25 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: -40 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 8 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 31 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: -22 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: -40 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 47 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 54 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 124 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 90 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: -47 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: -99 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: -134 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: -85 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: -21 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: -37 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: -92 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: -140 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 94
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Attwood was ages 50 to 54, which accounted for 10.3% 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 124 and account for 6.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 55 to 59 years, with a total of 277 persons.

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