City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast
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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 29.4% increase in population under working age, a 50.6% increase in population of retirement age, and a 31.8% 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 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 46,1407.08,2537.110,5356.7+4,395
5 to 94,5495.25,6504.97,3164.7+2,767
10 to 143,3653.94,2873.75,7053.6+2,340
15 to 193,8884.55,8295.07,6264.9+3,738
20 to 248,0319.210,9149.414,2379.1+6,206
25 to 2910,50512.013,77311.817,84711.4+7,342
30 to 349,98711.413,15711.316,91010.8+6,923
35 to 397,9999.210,6119.113,6648.7+5,665
40 to 446,5827.58,2537.110,7166.8+4,134
45 to 495,5836.46,8355.99,2615.9+3,678
50 to 544,7185.46,1775.38,2665.3+3,548
55 to 594,2684.95,4374.77,3394.7+3,071
60 to 643,3283.84,5343.96,2624.0+2,934
65 to 692,5983.03,8913.35,4863.5+2,888
70 to 741,7332.02,9722.64,7003.0+2,967
75 to 791,4821.72,2591.93,9442.5+2,462
80 to 841,1881.41,5061.33,0762.0+1,888
85 and over1,4111.62,0441.83,9042.5+2,493
Total persons87,355100.0116,382100.0156,794100.0+69,439

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2018.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 3,904 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 3,076 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 3,944 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 4,700 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 5,486 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 6,262 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 7,339 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 8,266 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 9,261 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 10,716 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 13,664 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 16,910 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 17,847 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 14,237 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 7,626 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 5,705 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 7,316 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 10,535 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 2,044 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 1,506 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 2,259 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 2,972 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 3,891 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 4,534 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 5,437 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 6,177 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 6,835 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 8,253 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 10,611 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 13,157 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 13,773 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 10,914 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 5,829 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 4,287 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 5,650 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 8,253 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, June 2018.
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: 1,860 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 1,571 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 1,684 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 1,727 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 1,595 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 1,728 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 1,902 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 2,089 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 2,426 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 2,462 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 3,053 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 3,753 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 4,075 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 3,323 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 1,797 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 1,418 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 1,667 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 2,282 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 633 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 318 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 777 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 1,239 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 1,293 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 1,206 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 1,169 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 1,459 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 1,252 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 1,671 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 2,612 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 3,170 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 3,268 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 2,883 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 1,941 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 922 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 1,101 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 2,113
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.

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 25 to 29, which is expected to increase by 3,268 and account for 11.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 13,773 persons.

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