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Sunbury (Jacksons - Redstone Hills)

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Sunbury (Jacksons - Redstone Hills) indicate a 62.3% increase in population under working age, a 140.1% increase in population of retirement age, and a 80.2% 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 (Jacksons - Redstone Hills) - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 42667.74887.91,6858.0+1,419
5 to 92998.74897.91,7328.2+1,433
10 to 143299.64747.61,6537.9+1,324
15 to 192497.24186.71,4466.9+1,197
20 to 241644.84036.51,2355.9+1,071
25 to 291624.73826.21,2075.7+1,045
30 to 341885.54347.01,4586.9+1,269
35 to 392858.34837.81,6748.0+1,389
40 to 443439.94887.91,7488.3+1,405
45 to 492828.24337.01,5687.5+1,286
50 to 542477.23946.41,2515.9+1,004
55 to 591975.73605.81,1235.3+927
60 to 641664.83185.19774.6+811
65 to 691193.52373.87973.8+678
70 to 74561.61822.96142.9+557
75 to 79621.81242.04402.1+377
80 to 84130.4500.82541.2+240
85 and over170.5480.81740.8+158
Total persons3,445100.06,206100.021,035100.0+17,590

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: 174 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 254 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 440 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 614 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 797 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 977 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 1,123 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 1,251 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 1,568 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 1,748 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 1,674 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 1,458 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 1,207 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 1,235 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 1,446 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 1,653 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 1,732 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 1,685 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 48 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 50 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 124 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 237 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 318 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 360 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 394 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 433 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 488 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 483 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 434 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 382 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 403 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 418 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 474 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 489 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 488 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 17 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 13 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 62 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 56 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 119 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 166 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 197 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 247 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 282 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 343 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 285 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 188 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 162 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 164 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 249 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 329 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 299 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 266
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: 126 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 204 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 316 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 432 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 560 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 659 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 763 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 856 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 1,135 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 1,260 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 1,191 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 1,024 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 825 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 832 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 1,028 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 1,179 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 1,243 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 1,197 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 37 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 62 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 125 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 118 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 152 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 164 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 147 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 151 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 145 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 198 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 246 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 220 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 239 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 169 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 145 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 190 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 222
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 (Jacksons - Redstone Hills) was ages 40 to 44, which accounted for 9.9% 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 246 and account for 7.0% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 5 to 9 years, with a total of 489 persons.

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