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Coolaroo

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Coolaroo indicate a 17.6% increase in population under working age, a 3.0% increase in population of retirement age, and a 6.0% 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 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
Coolaroo - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 42367.02597.22717.0+35
5 to 91985.92476.82566.6+58
10 to 141985.92376.62526.5+54
15 to 192246.72537.02827.2+58
20 to 242657.92647.32957.6+30
25 to 292126.32426.72666.8+54
30 to 342316.92135.92235.7-8
35 to 391995.91985.52155.5+16
40 to 441845.52206.12235.7+39
45 to 492407.12186.02275.8-13
50 to 541725.11965.42135.5+41
55 to 591604.82135.92075.3+47
60 to 641745.21684.61935.0+19
65 to 691925.71614.51864.8-6
70 to 741494.41684.61924.9+43
75 to 791334.01654.61624.2+29
80 to 841163.51113.11303.3+14
85 and over752.2802.2972.5+22
Total persons3,358100.03,612100.03,890100.0+532

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: 97 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 130 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 162 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 192 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 186 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 193 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 207 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 213 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 227 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 223 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 215 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 223 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 266 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 295 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 282 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 252 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 256 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 271 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 80 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 111 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 165 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 168 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 161 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 168 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 213 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 196 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 218 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 220 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 198 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 213 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 242 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 264 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 253 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 237 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 247 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 259 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 75 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 116 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 133 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 149 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 192 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 174 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 160 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 172 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 240 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 184 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 199 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 231 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 212 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 265 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 224 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 198 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 198 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 236
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: 17 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 18 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: -2 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 24 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 25 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 26 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: -6 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 17 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 3 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 17 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 24 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 30 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 28 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 15 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 12 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: -5 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: -31 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 53 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: -22 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 36 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: -18 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 30 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 49 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 23
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 Coolaroo was ages 20 to 24, which accounted for 7.9% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 55 to 59, which is expected to increase by 53 and account for 5.9% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 20 to 24 years, with a total of 264 persons.

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