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City of WodongaPopulation forecast

Wodonga East

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Wodonga East indicate a 35.7% increase in females under working age, a 36.6% increase in females of retirement age, and a 10.5% increase in females 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 Wodonga 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 - 5 year age groups
Wodonga East - Total females201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41539.91246.81776.8+24
5 to 91087.01467.92027.8+94
10 to 14583.81638.92128.2+154
15 to 19855.51216.61736.7+88
20 to 241368.8854.61586.1+22
25 to 2916110.41287.01947.5+33
30 to 341539.91528.32088.0+55
35 to 391107.11578.62158.3+105
40 to 44926.01397.61937.5+101
45 to 49805.21236.71857.1+105
50 to 54996.41025.51556.0+56
55 to 59714.6713.91104.2+39
60 to 64563.6744.0843.2+28
65 to 69734.7623.4732.80
70 to 74422.7573.1823.2+40
75 to 79412.7744.0843.2+43
80 to 84110.7412.3612.3+50
85 and over161.0160.9291.1+13
Total persons1,545100.01,834100.02,594100.0+1,049
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for females in Wodonga East was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 10.4% of the total females.

The largest increase in females between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 10 to 14, which is expected to increase by 105 and account for 8.9% of the total females.

The largest female 5 year age group in 2026 is 10 to 14 years, with a total of 163 females.

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