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Truganina - Ravenhall

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2031, the age structure forecasts for Truganina - Ravenhall indicate a 5980.5% increase in population under working age, a 821.2% increase in population of retirement age, and a 455.0% 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
Truganina - Ravenhall - Total persons201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4161.11,09710.43,51510.4+3,499
5 to 9120.88438.03,2009.4+3,188
10 to 14130.95535.32,6467.8+2,634
15 to 19362.54674.42,1616.4+2,125
20 to 2420314.07967.61,9365.7+1,733
25 to 2929120.11,30512.42,5287.5+2,237
30 to 3423015.91,52414.53,2919.7+3,061
35 to 3919813.71,40113.33,62310.7+3,425
40 to 4414910.39368.93,1659.3+3,015
45 to 491117.74394.22,2066.5+2,094
50 to 54694.82502.41,4754.3+1,406
55 to 59382.62342.21,0573.1+1,020
60 to 64322.21791.77402.2+707
65 to 69231.61561.56261.8+603
70 to 74191.3930.95171.5+498
75 to 7960.4730.74481.3+442
80 to 8440.3800.84081.2+404
85 and over00.0770.73751.1+375
Total persons1,449100.010,503100.033,917100.0+32,467

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: 375 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2051: 408 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2051: 448 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2051: 517 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2051: 626 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2051: 740 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2051: 1,057 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2051: 1,475 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2051: 2,206 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2051: 3,165 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2051: 3,623 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2051: 3,291 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2051: 2,528 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2051: 1,936 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2051: 2,161 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2051: 2,646 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2051: 3,200 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2051: 3,515 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031: 77 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031: 80 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031: 73 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031: 93 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031: 156 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031: 179 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031: 234 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031: 250 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031: 439 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031: 936 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031: 1,401 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031: 1,524 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031: 1,305 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031: 796 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031: 467 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031: 553 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031: 843 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031: 1,097 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 0 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 4 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 6 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 19 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 23 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 32 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 38 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 69 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 111 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 149 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 198 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 230 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 291 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 203 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 36 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 13 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 12 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 16
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: 298 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031 to 2051: 328 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031 to 2051: 375 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031 to 2051: 424 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031 to 2051: 470 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031 to 2051: 561 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031 to 2051: 824 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031 to 2051: 1,226 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031 to 2051: 1,766 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031 to 2051: 2,228 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031 to 2051: 2,222 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031 to 2051: 1,768 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031 to 2051: 1,223 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031 to 2051: 1,140 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031 to 2051: 1,694 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031 to 2051: 2,093 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031 to 2051: 2,357 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031 to 2051: 2,418 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2031: 77 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2031: 76 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2031: 67 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2031: 74 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2031: 133 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2031: 147 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2031: 196 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2031: 181 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2031: 328 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2031: 787 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2031: 1,203 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2031: 1,293 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2031: 1,014 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2031: 593 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2031: 431 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2031: 541 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2031: 831 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2031: 1,081
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 Truganina - Ravenhall was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 20.1% 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 1,293 and account for 14.5% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2031 is 30 to 34 years, with a total of 1,524 persons.

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