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Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs indicate a 49.6% increase in population under working age, a 292.8% increase in population of retirement age, and a 62.9% 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 Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs 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
Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 486613.81,0139.81,1789.0+312
5 to 964510.39599.31,0708.2+425
10 to 144316.99349.01,0017.7+570
15 to 194126.68197.99807.5+568
20 to 2466110.59018.71,1138.5+452
25 to 2984313.41,03510.01,2369.5+393
30 to 3467810.89999.61,2129.3+534
35 to 394096.58608.31,0828.3+673
40 to 443125.06756.58776.7+565
45 to 492794.45104.97325.6+453
50 to 542383.83893.75994.6+361
55 to 591782.83173.14583.5+280
60 to 641372.22522.43502.7+213
65 to 69801.31901.82852.2+204
70 to 74520.81451.42341.8+181
75 to 79200.3890.91781.4+158
80 to 84190.3760.71531.2+133
85 and over90.12072.03152.4+306
Total persons6,270100.010,371100.013,050100.0+6,781
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs was ages 0 to 4, which accounted for 13.8% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 10 to 14, which is expected to increase by 503 and account for 9.0% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 1,035 persons.

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