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Callala Bay - Callala Beach - Currarong - Myola & Surrounds

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2031, the age structure forecasts for Callala Bay - Callala Beach - Currarong - Myola & Surrounds indicate a 5.9% increase in population under working age, a 50.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 14.8% decrease 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 Shoalhaven City 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
Callala Bay - Callala Beach - Currarong - Myola & Surrounds - Total persons201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41183.21945.02004.8+82
5 to 91824.92005.12115.1+29
10 to 142296.21664.31904.6-39
15 to 192226.01012.61373.3-85
20 to 241945.31163.01212.9-73
25 to 291223.31523.91463.5+24
30 to 341263.41884.81874.5+61
35 to 391373.71874.81964.7+59
40 to 442135.81664.31984.8-15
45 to 492376.41624.22034.9-34
50 to 542968.01955.02165.2-80
55 to 592948.02556.52375.7-57
60 to 643158.63148.12977.1-18
65 to 693268.93549.13488.4+22
70 to 742927.93549.13658.8+73
75 to 791835.03258.33598.6+176
80 to 841113.02656.83017.2+190
85 and over862.32045.22445.9+158
Total persons3,683100.03,898100.04,157100.0+474

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2018.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 244 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 301 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 359 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 365 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 348 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 297 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 237 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 216 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 203 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 198 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 196 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 187 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 146 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 121 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 137 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 190 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 211 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 200 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031: 204 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031: 265 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031: 325 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031: 354 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031: 354 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031: 314 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031: 255 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031: 195 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031: 162 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031: 166 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031: 187 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031: 188 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031: 152 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031: 116 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031: 101 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031: 166 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031: 200 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031: 194 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 86 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 111 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 183 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 292 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 326 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 315 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 294 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 296 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 237 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 213 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 137 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 126 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 122 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 194 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 222 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 229 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 182 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 118
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2018.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2031 to 2041: 39 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2031 to 2041: 36 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2031 to 2041: 34 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2031 to 2041: 12 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2031 to 2041: -6 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2031 to 2041: -17 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2031 to 2041: -18 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2031 to 2041: 21 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2031 to 2041: 41 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2031 to 2041: 32 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2031 to 2041: 9 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2031 to 2041: 0 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2031 to 2041: -6 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2031 to 2041: 5 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2031 to 2041: 36 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2031 to 2041: 24 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2031 to 2041: 11 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2031 to 2041: 6 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2031: 118 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2031: 154 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2031: 142 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2031: 62 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2031: 28 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2031: -1 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2031: -39 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2031: -101 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2031: -75 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2031: -47 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2031: 50 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2031: 62 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2031: 30 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2031: -78 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2031: -121 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2031: -63 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2031: 18 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2031: 76
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Callala Bay - Callala Beach - Currarong - Myola & Surrounds was ages 65 to 69, which accounted for 8.9% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in ages 80 to 84, which is expected to increase by 154 and account for 6.8% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2031 is 65 to 69 years, with a total of 354 persons.

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