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Dennington area

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure category with the greatest increase in persons in Dennington area is 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)'.

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 Warrnambool 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 - Service age groups
Dennington area - Total persons201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1909.32629.83239.5+134
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)26012.833412.541712.3+157
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1969.72298.52978.7+101
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1929.52358.82938.6+101
Young workforce (25 to 34)31915.734312.842512.5+106
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)42420.953419.966319.5+239
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)2019.928210.53389.9+137
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1517.42228.32878.4+136
Seniors (70 to 84)894.41796.72537.4+164
Elderly aged (85 and over)60.3572.11063.1+100
Total persons2,028100.02,676100.03,402100.0+1,374

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

Forecast age structure - Service age groups
Forecast age structure - Service age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2036: 106 Forecast persons aged 70-84,  2036: 253 Forecast persons aged 60-69,  2036: 287 Forecast persons aged 50-59,  2036: 338 Forecast persons aged 35-49,  2036: 663 Forecast persons aged 25-34,  2036: 425 Forecast persons aged 18-24,  2036: 293 Forecast persons aged 12-17,  2036: 297 Forecast persons aged 5-11,  2036: 417 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2036: 323 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 57 Forecast persons aged 70-84,  2026: 179 Forecast persons aged 60-69,  2026: 222 Forecast persons aged 50-59,  2026: 282 Forecast persons aged 35-49,  2026: 534 Forecast persons aged 25-34,  2026: 343 Forecast persons aged 18-24,  2026: 235 Forecast persons aged 12-17,  2026: 229 Forecast persons aged 5-11,  2026: 334 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 262 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 6 Forecast persons aged 70-84,  2016: 89 Forecast persons aged 60-69,  2016: 151 Forecast persons aged 50-59,  2016: 201 Forecast persons aged 35-49,  2016: 424 Forecast persons aged 25-34,  2016: 319 Forecast persons aged 18-24,  2016: 192 Forecast persons aged 12-17,  2016: 196 Forecast persons aged 5-11,  2016: 260 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 190
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
Forecast change in age structure - Service age groups
Forecast change in age structure - Service age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2036: 49 Forecast persons aged 70-84,  2026 to 2036: 73 Forecast persons aged 60-69,  2026 to 2036: 64 Forecast persons aged 50-59,  2026 to 2036: 57 Forecast persons aged 35-49,  2026 to 2036: 130 Forecast persons aged 25-34,  2026 to 2036: 82 Forecast persons aged 18-24,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast persons aged 12-17,  2026 to 2036: 68 Forecast persons aged 5-11,  2026 to 2036: 83 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2036: 62 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 51 Forecast persons aged 70-84,  2016 to 2026: 91 Forecast persons aged 60-69,  2016 to 2026: 71 Forecast persons aged 50-59,  2016 to 2026: 80 Forecast persons aged 35-49,  2016 to 2026: 110 Forecast persons aged 25-34,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast persons aged 18-24,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast persons aged 12-17,  2016 to 2026: 33 Forecast persons aged 5-11,  2016 to 2026: 74 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 72
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In Dennington area between 2016 and 2026, the number of persons aged under 17 is forecast to increase by 179 (27.7%), and will comprise 30.8% of the total population.

The number of persons aged over 60 is expected to increase by 212 (86.2%) and comprise 17.1% of the total population.

The largest service age group in 2026 is 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)', with a total of 534 persons.

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