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Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows)

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows) indicate a 20.1% increase in population under working age, a 73.8% increase in population of retirement age, and a 22.8% 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
Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows) - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 44247.76238.92,08810.5+1,664
5 to 94698.55137.41,6908.5+1,220
10 to 144387.94636.61,3957.0+957
15 to 194377.94606.61,1956.0+758
20 to 243586.54796.91,3606.8+1,002
25 to 293255.95708.21,8319.2+1,506
30 to 343265.95768.31,99210.0+1,666
35 to 393716.75167.41,7758.9+1,403
40 to 444958.94466.41,4567.3+962
45 to 495139.34296.21,1866.0+673
50 to 544017.24346.29454.8+544
55 to 593326.04075.87543.8+422
60 to 642133.83134.56063.0+393
65 to 691723.12753.95052.5+333
70 to 74931.71652.43871.9+294
75 to 79721.31341.92801.4+208
80 to 84681.2781.11991.0+131
85 and over190.3851.22321.2+213
Total persons5,526100.06,967100.019,876100.0+14,350

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: 232 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 199 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 280 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 387 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 505 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 606 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 754 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 945 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 1,186 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 1,456 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 1,775 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 1,992 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 1,831 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 1,360 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 1,195 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 1,395 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 1,690 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 2,088 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 85 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 78 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 134 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 165 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 275 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 313 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 407 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 434 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 429 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 446 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 516 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 576 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 570 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 479 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 460 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 463 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 513 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 623 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 19 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 68 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 72 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 93 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 172 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 213 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 332 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 401 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 513 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 495 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 371 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 326 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 325 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 358 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 437 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 438 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 469 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 424
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: 147 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 122 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 146 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 222 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 231 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 293 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 347 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 511 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 757 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 1,011 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 1,259 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 1,416 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 1,261 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 881 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 735 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 932 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 1,177 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 1,465 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 66 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 62 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 73 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 103 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 100 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 75 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 33 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: -84 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: -49 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 144 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 250 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 245 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 121 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 25 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 44 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 199
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 Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows) was ages 45 to 49, which accounted for 9.3% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 30 to 34, which is expected to increase by 250 and account for 8.3% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 0 to 4 years, with a total of 623 persons.

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