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City of SalisburyPopulation forecast

Salisbury East

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Salisbury East indicate a NaN% stable trend in males under working age, a NaN% stable trend in males of retirement age, and a NaN% stable trend in males 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 Salisbury East 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 - Service age groups
Salisbury East - Total males201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)3046.82866.43026.5-2
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)3427.73798.43878.3+45
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)3397.63016.73016.5-38
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)4039.13678.23768.1-28
Young workforce (25 to 34)58013.164214.364313.9+63
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)92820.987319.489719.3-31
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)52111.753311.853011.4+8
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4289.649010.949110.6+63
Seniors (70 to 84)50211.354312.161013.2+108
Elderly aged (85 and over)942.1851.91002.2+6
Total persons4,443100.04,499100.04,638100.0+195
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for males in Salisbury East was ages Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), which accounted for 20.9% of the total males.

The largest increase in males between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages Young workforce (25 to 34), which is expected to increase by 62 and account for 14.3% of the total males.

The largest male 5 year age group in 2026 is Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) years, with a total of 873 males.

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