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Westmeadows (BSVA)

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Westmeadows (BSVA) indicate a 169.9% increase in population under working age, a 78.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 140.9% 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
Westmeadows (BSVA) - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4526.71709.21548.2+102
5 to 9516.51357.31236.6+73
10 to 14506.41085.91075.7+58
15 to 19465.9874.7834.4+37
20 to 24698.9864.7945.0+25
25 to 29638.11789.71699.1+106
30 to 34526.619710.71678.9+115
35 to 39526.71377.51256.7+73
40 to 44465.91216.51236.6+77
45 to 49465.91377.41317.0+86
50 to 54516.61075.81196.4+68
55 to 59344.4784.2975.2+63
60 to 64455.8864.61055.6+60
65 to 69435.5774.2884.7+45
70 to 74476.1472.5613.3+14
75 to 79111.5402.2552.9+43
80 to 84182.3402.1432.3+25
85 and over20.2120.7211.1+19
Total persons776100.01,842100.01,865100.0+1,089

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: 21 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 43 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 55 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 61 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 88 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 105 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 97 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 119 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 131 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 123 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 125 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 167 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 169 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 94 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 83 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 107 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 123 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 154 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 12 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 40 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 40 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 47 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 77 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 86 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 78 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 107 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 137 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 121 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 137 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 197 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 178 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 86 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 87 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 108 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 135 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 170 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 18 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 11 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 47 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 43 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 45 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 34 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 51 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 46 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 46 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 52 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 52 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 63 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 69 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 46 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 50 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 51 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 52
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: 9 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 3 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 15 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 15 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 11 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 19 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 19 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 12 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: -5 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 3 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: -12 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: -30 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: -9 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 8 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: -4 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: -1 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: -11 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: -17 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 22 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 44 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 56 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 91 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 75 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 85 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 146 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 115 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 58 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 84 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 118
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 Westmeadows (BSVA) was ages 20 to 24, which accounted for 8.9% 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 146 and account for 10.7% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 30 to 34 years, with a total of 197 persons.

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