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City of Wyndham

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for the City of Wyndham indicate a 56.4% increase in population under working age, a 100.0% increase in population of retirement age, and a 48.2% 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 Wyndham 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 Wyndham - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 422,6439.932,9629.342,4068.7+19,763
5 to 919,0338.329,9058.539,2178.0+20,183
10 to 1414,4836.324,9817.133,8076.9+19,324
15 to 1913,5035.921,3516.130,2496.2+16,745
20 to 2414,9036.521,7956.230,9186.3+16,016
25 to 2919,2848.427,5627.836,1637.4+16,878
30 to 3424,51310.731,8829.040,4278.3+15,914
35 to 3920,7829.129,9208.537,7187.7+16,936
40 to 4416,7467.326,0857.432,6546.7+15,908
45 to 4914,2916.222,3096.329,9546.1+15,663
50 to 5412,3155.418,8865.427,0985.5+14,783
55 to 5910,5274.616,5824.724,8995.1+14,372
60 to 648,6223.813,9944.021,4424.4+12,820
65 to 696,9093.011,4593.218,0873.7+11,179
70 to 744,3941.99,0652.615,3253.1+10,931
75 to 792,8681.36,7441.912,3332.5+9,465
80 to 841,7550.84,1211.29,0801.9+7,326
85 and over1,4080.63,2830.97,6031.6+6,195
Total persons228,977100.0352,886100.0489,379100.0+260,402

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

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2041: 7,603 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 9,080 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 12,333 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 15,325 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 18,087 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 21,442 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 24,899 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 27,098 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 29,954 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 32,654 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 37,718 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 40,427 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 36,163 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 30,918 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 30,249 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 33,807 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 39,217 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 42,406 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 3,283 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 4,121 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 6,744 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 9,065 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 11,459 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 13,994 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 16,582 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 18,886 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 22,309 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 26,085 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 29,920 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 31,882 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 27,562 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 21,795 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 21,351 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 24,981 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 29,905 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 32,962 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 1,408 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 1,755 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 2,868 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 4,394 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 6,909 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 8,622 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 10,527 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 12,315 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 14,291 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 16,746 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 20,782 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 24,513 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 19,284 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 14,903 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 13,503 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 14,483 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 19,033 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 22,643
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2041: 4,319 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 4,959 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 5,589 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 6,259 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 6,629 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 7,448 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 8,317 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 8,212 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 7,645 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 6,569 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 7,798 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 8,545 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 8,600 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 9,123 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 8,898 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 8,826 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 9,311 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 9,444 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 1,876 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 2,367 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 3,876 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: 4,671 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 4,550 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 5,372 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 6,055 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 6,571 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 8,018 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 9,339 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 9,138 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 7,369 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 8,278 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 6,893 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 7,847 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 10,499 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 10,872 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 10,319
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in the City of Wyndham was ages 30 to 34, which accounted for 10.7% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 5 to 9, which is expected to increase by 10,872 and account for 8.5% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 0 to 4 years, with a total of 32,962 persons.

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