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Bourkelands - Tatton

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Bourkelands - Tatton indicate a 2.7% increase in population under working age, a 37.5% increase in population of retirement age, and a 1.1% 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 Wagga Wagga 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
Bourkelands - Tatton - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 44297.64617.84457.7+16
5 to 94948.84948.34668.0-28
10 to 144628.24677.94497.7-13
15 to 193987.14367.44117.1+13
20 to 243195.73556.03486.0+29
25 to 292875.13035.13095.3+22
30 to 343906.93165.33095.3-81
35 to 393987.13616.13395.8-59
40 to 444437.93976.73486.0-95
45 to 493997.14066.93586.2-41
50 to 543746.74167.03716.4-3
55 to 593135.63525.93566.1+43
60 to 642905.23085.23315.7+41
65 to 692364.22474.22674.6+31
70 to 741232.22303.92414.2+118
75 to 791112.01773.01873.2+76
80 to 84510.9951.61532.6+102
85 and over951.7981.61172.0+22
Total persons5,612100.05,920100.05,803100.0+191

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 117 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2036: 153 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2036: 187 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2036: 241 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2036: 267 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2036: 331 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2036: 356 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2036: 371 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2036: 358 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2036: 348 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2036: 339 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2036: 309 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2036: 309 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2036: 348 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2036: 411 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2036: 449 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2036: 466 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 445 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 98 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 95 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 177 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 230 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 247 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 308 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 352 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 416 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 406 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 397 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 361 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 316 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 303 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 355 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 436 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 467 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 494 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 461 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 95 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 51 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 111 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 123 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 236 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 290 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 313 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 374 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 399 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 443 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 398 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 390 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 287 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 319 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 398 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 462 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 494 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 429
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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 2036: 19 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2036: 10 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2036: 20 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2036: -45 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2036: -49 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2036: -49 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2036: -22 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2036: -7 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2036: -8 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2036: -25 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2036: -19 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2036: -28 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: -16 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 44 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 66 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 107 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 42 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: -46 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: -37 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: -74 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 36 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 38 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 32
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Bourkelands - Tatton was ages 5 to 9, which accounted for 8.8% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 70 to 74, which is expected to increase by 107 and account for 3.9% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 5 to 9 years, with a total of 494 persons.

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