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Ringwood (Metropolitan Activity Centre)

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2031, the age structure forecasts for Ringwood (Metropolitan Activity Centre) indicate a 360.1% increase in population under working age, a 313.2% increase in population of retirement age, and a 276.1% 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 the Maroondah 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
Ringwood (Metropolitan Activity Centre) - Total persons201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41317.06028.36187.2+487
5 to 9774.14215.84605.3+383
10 to 14553.01872.63013.5+246
15 to 19563.01251.72262.6+170
20 to 241377.33995.54515.2+314
25 to 2928215.189412.392010.7+638
30 to 3426614.21,01914.01,01511.8+750
35 to 3919710.687212.088510.2+687
40 to 441306.96078.37128.2+582
45 to 491136.14516.26517.5+538
50 to 54834.53755.15746.6+491
55 to 59864.63835.35125.9+426
60 to 641085.83584.94455.2+337
65 to 69281.51812.52573.0+229
70 to 74412.21171.61892.2+148
75 to 79231.21051.41521.8+129
80 to 84301.6981.31361.6+106
85 and over221.2941.31271.5+105
Total persons1,866100.07,288100.08,631100.0+6,765

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2019.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 127 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 136 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 152 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 189 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 257 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 445 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 512 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 574 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 651 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 712 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 885 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 1,015 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 920 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 451 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 226 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 301 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 460 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 618 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031: 94 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031: 98 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031: 105 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031: 117 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031: 181 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031: 358 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031: 383 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031: 375 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031: 451 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031: 607 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031: 872 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031: 1,019 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031: 894 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031: 399 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031: 125 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031: 187 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031: 421 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031: 602 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 22 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 30 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 23 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 41 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 28 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 108 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 86 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 83 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 113 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 130 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 197 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 266 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 282 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 137 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 56 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 55 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 77 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 131
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031 to 2041: 34 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031 to 2041: 38 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031 to 2041: 47 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031 to 2041: 72 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031 to 2041: 76 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031 to 2041: 87 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031 to 2041: 129 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031 to 2041: 199 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031 to 2041: 201 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031 to 2041: 104 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031 to 2041: 13 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031 to 2041: -4 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031 to 2041: 26 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031 to 2041: 52 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031 to 2041: 100 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031 to 2041: 113 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031 to 2041: 39 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031 to 2041: 16 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2031: 72 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2031: 68 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2031: 82 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2031: 76 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2031: 153 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2031: 250 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2031: 297 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2031: 292 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2031: 337 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2031: 478 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2031: 674 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2031: 753 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2031: 611 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2031: 262 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2031: 70 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2031: 132 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2031: 345 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2031: 471
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Ringwood (Metropolitan Activity Centre) was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 15.1% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in ages 30 to 34, which is expected to increase by 753 and account for 14.0% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2031 is 30 to 34 years, with a total of 1,019 persons.

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