City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Maribyrnong

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for City of Maribyrnong indicate a 43.9% increase in population under working age, a 37.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 37.1% 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 City of Maribyrnong 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
City of Maribyrnong - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 6,1407.08,9077.411,0477.0+4,907
5 to 9 4,5495.26,4175.38,2875.3+3,738
10 to 14 3,3653.94,8944.16,6524.2+3,287
15 to 19 3,8884.56,0625.07,8355.0+3,947
20 to 24 8,0319.210,9349.113,3888.5+5,357
25 to 29 10,50512.013,85511.516,51910.5+6,014
30 to 34 9,98711.413,61511.316,18410.3+6,197
35 to 39 7,9999.211,7359.714,2339.0+6,234
40 to 44 6,5827.59,4097.811,9507.6+5,368
45 to 49 5,5836.47,5056.210,4516.6+4,868
50 to 54 4,7185.46,2215.29,1495.8+4,431
55 to 59 4,2684.95,3394.47,8605.0+3,592
60 to 64 3,3283.84,2573.56,2764.0+2,948
65 to 69 2,5983.03,4862.94,9453.1+2,347
70 to 74 1,7332.02,6992.24,0542.6+2,321
75 to 79 1,4821.72,0911.73,2712.1+1,789
80 to 84 1,1881.41,4711.22,6131.7+1,425
85 and over1,4111.61,8171.52,7211.7+1,310
Total persons87,355100.0120,714100.0157,435100.0+70,080

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: 2,721 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 2,613 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 3,271 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 4,054 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 4,945 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 6,276 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 7,860 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 9,149 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 10,451 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 11,950 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 14,233 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 16,184 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 16,519 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 13,388 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 7,835 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 6,652 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 8,287 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 11,047 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 1,817 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 1,471 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 2,091 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 2,699 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 3,486 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 4,257 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 5,339 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 6,221 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 7,505 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 9,409 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 11,735 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 13,615 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 13,855 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 10,934 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 6,062 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 4,894 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 6,417 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 8,907 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 1,411 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 1,188 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 1,482 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 1,733 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 2,598 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 3,328 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 4,268 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 4,718 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 5,583 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 6,582 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 7,999 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 9,987 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 10,505 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 8,031 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 3,888 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 3,365 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 4,549 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 6,140
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: 904 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 1,142 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 1,180 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 1,355 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 1,459 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 2,019 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 2,520 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 2,928 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 2,946 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 2,541 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 2,499 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 2,569 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 2,664 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 2,454 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 1,772 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 1,759 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 1,870 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 2,141 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 406 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 283 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 609 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 966 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 888 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 929 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 1,071 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 1,503 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 1,922 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 2,827 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 3,736 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 3,628 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 3,350 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 2,903 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 2,174 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 1,529 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 1,868 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 2,767
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 City of Maribyrnong was ages 25 to 29 , which accounted for 12.0% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39 , which is expected to increase by 3,736 and account for 9.7% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 13,855 persons.

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