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City of SalisburyPopulation forecast

Ingle Farm

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Ingle Farm indicate a 11.7% increase in population under working age, a 12.3% increase in population of retirement age, and a 4.4% 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 Ingle Farm 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
Ingle Farm - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 45806.55986.26516.4+71
5 to 95125.75786.06136.0+101
10 to 144655.25635.95945.8+129
15 to 194565.15355.65845.7+128
20 to 245846.55976.26626.5+78
25 to 296226.96596.87147.0+92
30 to 346597.46566.86956.8+36
35 to 395756.46486.76906.8+115
40 to 445686.36236.56556.4+87
45 to 495175.85565.86146.0+97
50 to 545155.75155.45615.5+46
55 to 595275.94474.64834.7-44
60 to 644695.24965.25095.0+40
65 to 697478.35185.44874.8-260
70 to 745305.94554.74874.8-43
75 to 792863.25846.14684.6+182
80 to 841441.63673.83693.6+225
85 and over2052.32242.33423.4+137
Total persons8,961100.09,620100.010,178100.0+1,217
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Ingle Farm was ages 65 to 69, which accounted for 8.3% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 75 to 79, which is expected to increase by 298 and account for 6.1% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 659 persons.

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