City of StonningtonPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Stonnington

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2021, the age structure forecasts for the City of Stonnington indicate a 12.1% increase in population under working age, a 14.6% increase in population of retirement age, and a 9.0% 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 the City of Stonnington 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
City of Stonnington - Total persons201620212036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 4,8814.46,1705.06,8684.8+1,987
5 to 9 4,6384.24,7463.95,9404.1+1,302
10 to 14 4,4214.04,7103.85,5143.8+1,093
15 to 19 5,0314.56,2765.17,0874.9+2,056
20 to 24 10,6829.610,8568.812,0538.4+1,371
25 to 29 14,76413.214,67611.915,35810.7+594
30 to 34 12,15610.913,83611.214,1669.9+2,010
35 to 39 8,1137.310,5208.611,8398.3+3,726
40 to 44 6,8856.27,8746.410,4207.3+3,535
45 to 49 6,7046.06,8225.59,5156.6+2,811
50 to 54 6,1055.56,6525.48,4275.9+2,322
55 to 59 5,6305.05,8144.76,9184.8+1,288
60 to 64 5,0994.65,1764.25,8034.1+704
65 to 69 4,9284.44,7003.85,2693.7+341
70 to 74 3,7753.44,6593.84,9133.4+1,138
75 to 79 3,0752.83,5122.94,4743.1+1,399
80 to 84 2,1992.02,8212.33,8862.7+1,687
85 and over2,5202.33,2112.64,8083.4+2,288
Total persons111,606100.0123,031100.0143,257100.0+31,651

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, 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+,  2036: 4,808 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 3,886 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 4,474 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 4,913 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 5,269 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 5,803 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 6,918 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 8,427 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 9,515 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 10,420 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 11,839 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 14,166 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 15,358 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 12,053 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 7,087 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 5,514 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 5,940 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 6,868 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2021: 3,211 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2021: 2,821 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2021: 3,512 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2021: 4,659 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2021: 4,700 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2021: 5,176 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2021: 5,814 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2021: 6,652 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2021: 6,822 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2021: 7,874 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2021: 10,520 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2021: 13,836 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2021: 14,676 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2021: 10,856 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2021: 6,276 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2021: 4,710 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2021: 4,746 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2021: 6,170 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 2,520 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 2,199 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 3,075 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 3,775 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 4,928 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 5,099 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 5,630 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 6,105 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 6,704 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 6,885 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 8,113 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 12,156 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 14,764 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 10,682 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 5,031 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 4,421 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 4,638 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 4,881
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, 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+,  2021 to 2036: 1,596 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2021 to 2036: 1,065 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2021 to 2036: 962 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2021 to 2036: 253 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2021 to 2036: 569 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2021 to 2036: 627 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2021 to 2036: 1,104 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2021 to 2036: 1,775 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2021 to 2036: 2,693 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2021 to 2036: 2,547 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2021 to 2036: 1,318 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2021 to 2036: 330 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2021 to 2036: 682 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2021 to 2036: 1,197 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2021 to 2036: 811 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2021 to 2036: 804 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2021 to 2036: 1,195 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2021 to 2036: 699 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2021: 691 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2021: 622 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2021: 437 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2021: 884 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2021: -228 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2021: 77 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2021: 184 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2021: 547 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2021: 118 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2021: 989 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2021: 2,407 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2021: 1,680 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2021: -88 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2021: 174 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2021: 1,245 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2021: 289 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2021: 108 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2021: 1,289
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 the City of Stonnington was ages 25 to 29 , which accounted for 13.2% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39 , which is expected to increase by 2,407 and account for 8.6% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2021 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 14,676 persons.

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