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Cobblebank - Strathtulloh

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2031, the age structure forecasts for Cobblebank - Strathtulloh indicate a 1543.0% increase in population under working age, a 2539.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 1283.9% 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 the City of Melton 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
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 411311.11,56710.24,0169.5+3,902
5 to 9868.41,4829.73,8509.1+3,764
10 to 14646.31,2728.33,4848.3+3,420
15 to 19504.91,0036.52,9357.0+2,884
20 to 24757.48675.72,3475.6+2,272
25 to 2912712.41,1557.52,6166.2+2,489
30 to 3412211.91,5169.93,3167.9+3,194
35 to 39929.01,61110.53,7588.9+3,666
40 to 44595.81,3288.73,5428.4+3,484
45 to 49656.39336.13,0067.1+2,941
50 to 54504.96364.12,3735.6+2,323
55 to 59403.94603.01,8184.3+1,778
60 to 64343.43722.41,4003.3+1,365
65 to 69242.32811.81,0382.5+1,014
70 to 74131.32501.68652.1+851
75 to 7930.32051.36701.6+667
80 to 8420.21801.25471.3+544
85 and over10.12191.45381.3+536
Total persons1,020100.015,337100.042,117100.0+41,097

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2051: 538 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2051: 547 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2051: 670 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2051: 865 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2051: 1,038 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2051: 1,400 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2051: 1,818 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2051: 2,373 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2051: 3,006 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2051: 3,542 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2051: 3,758 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2051: 3,316 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2051: 2,616 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2051: 2,347 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2051: 2,935 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2051: 3,484 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2051: 3,850 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2051: 4,016 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031: 219 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031: 180 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031: 205 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031: 250 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031: 281 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031: 372 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031: 460 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031: 636 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031: 933 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031: 1,328 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031: 1,611 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031: 1,516 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031: 1,155 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031: 867 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031: 1,003 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031: 1,272 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031: 1,482 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031: 1,567 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 1 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 3 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 13 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 24 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 34 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 40 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 50 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 65 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 59 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 92 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 122 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 127 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 75 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 50 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 64 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 86 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 113
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 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 2051: 318 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031 to 2051: 367 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031 to 2051: 465 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031 to 2051: 614 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031 to 2051: 757 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031 to 2051: 1,028 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031 to 2051: 1,358 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031 to 2051: 1,737 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031 to 2051: 2,073 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031 to 2051: 2,214 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031 to 2051: 2,147 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031 to 2051: 1,800 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031 to 2051: 1,460 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031 to 2051: 1,480 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031 to 2051: 1,932 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031 to 2051: 2,212 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031 to 2051: 2,369 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031 to 2051: 2,449 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2031: 218 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2031: 178 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2031: 202 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2031: 237 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2031: 257 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2031: 338 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2031: 420 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2031: 586 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2031: 868 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2031: 1,269 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2031: 1,519 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2031: 1,394 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2031: 1,029 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2031: 792 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2031: 953 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2031: 1,208 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2031: 1,396 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2031: 1,453
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 12.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39, which is expected to increase by 1,519 and account for 10.5% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2031 is 35 to 39 years, with a total of 1,611 persons.

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