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Fishermans Bend

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Fishermans Bend indicate a 30250.0% increase in population under working age, a 3561.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 9408.9% 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 City of Port Phillip 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
Fishermans Bend - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 421.63092.91,3833.7+1,381
5 to 900.01161.17041.9+704
10 to 1400.01821.76111.6+611
15 to 1900.08387.81,9345.2+1,934
20 to 241412.12,54423.86,08016.4+6,066
25 to 292521.82,44922.96,86418.5+6,838
30 to 342925.01,40913.25,04213.6+5,013
35 to 3998.16616.23,2338.7+3,224
40 to 441412.23683.42,2756.1+2,261
45 to 4932.63323.11,7284.7+1,725
50 to 5400.03613.41,5044.1+1,504
55 to 5932.63713.51,4934.0+1,490
60 to 6443.62712.51,3233.6+1,318
65 to 6921.61541.41,0372.8+1,036
70 to 7443.6660.66661.8+662
75 to 7921.3540.54061.1+404
80 to 8432.3370.32180.6+215
85 and over21.51651.56271.7+625
Total persons116100.010,688100.037,128100.0+37,012

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 627 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 218 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 406 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 666 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 1,037 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 1,323 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 1,493 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 1,504 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 1,728 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 2,275 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 3,233 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 5,042 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 6,864 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 6,080 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 1,934 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 611 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 704 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 1,383 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 165 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 37 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 54 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 66 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 154 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 271 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 371 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 361 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 332 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 368 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 661 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 1,409 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 2,449 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 2,544 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 838 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 116 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 309 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 3 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 4 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 4 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 3 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 0 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 3 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 14 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 9 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 29 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 25 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 14 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 0 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 0 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 0 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 2
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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: 462 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 181 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 351 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 600 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 884 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 1,052 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 1,122 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 1,143 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 1,396 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 1,907 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 2,572 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 3,633 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 4,414 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 3,536 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 1,096 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 429 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 587 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 1,075 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 163 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 53 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 62 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 152 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 267 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 368 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 361 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 329 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 354 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 652 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 1,380 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 2,424 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 2,530 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 838 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 182 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 116 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 307
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Fishermans Bend was ages 30 to 34, which accounted for 25.0% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 20 to 24, which is expected to increase by 2,530 and account for 23.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 20 to 24 years, with a total of 2,544 persons.

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