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Werribee Employment Area

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Werribee Employment Area indicate a 114.0% increase in population under working age, a 48.2% increase in population of retirement age, and a 94.2% 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
Werribee Employment Area - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 46812.711110.71,35911.1+1,291
5 to 9203.7605.81,0468.6+1,026
10 to 14122.2434.27566.2+744
15 to 19183.4565.46465.3+628
20 to 245510.210410.11,0168.3+961
25 to 297213.412912.41,45511.9+1,383
30 to 346411.910610.21,35411.1+1,290
35 to 39407.4868.39267.6+886
40 to 44438.0817.86665.5+623
45 to 49346.3525.05624.6+528
50 to 54183.4494.75474.5+529
55 to 59275.0444.25334.4+506
60 to 64101.9333.23582.9+348
65 to 69142.6282.72572.1+243
70 to 74234.3171.62261.9+203
75 to 79112.0151.41641.3+153
80 to 8461.1111.11561.3+150
85 and over20.4121.11691.4+167
Total persons537100.01,038100.012,194100.0+11,657

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: 169 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2041: 156 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2041: 164 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2041: 226 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2041: 257 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2041: 358 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2041: 533 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2041: 547 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2041: 562 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2041: 666 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2041: 926 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2041: 1,354 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2041: 1,455 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2041: 1,016 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2041: 646 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2041: 756 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2041: 1,046 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2041: 1,359 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2026: 12 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026: 11 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026: 15 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026: 17 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026: 28 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026: 33 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026: 44 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026: 49 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026: 52 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026: 81 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026: 86 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026: 106 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026: 129 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026: 104 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026: 56 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026: 43 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026: 60 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026: 111 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016: 2 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016: 6 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016: 11 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016: 23 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016: 14 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016: 10 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016: 27 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016: 18 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016: 34 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016: 43 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016: 40 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016: 64 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016: 72 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016: 55 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016: 18 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016: 12 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016: 20 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016: 68
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: 157 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2041: 144 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2041: 149 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2041: 209 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2041: 228 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2041: 324 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2041: 489 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2041: 497 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2041: 510 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2041: 585 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2041: 840 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2041: 1,248 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2041: 1,326 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2041: 912 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2041: 590 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2041: 712 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2041: 986 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2041: 1,248 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2026: 38 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2026: 42 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2026: 57 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2026: 49 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2026: 38 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2026: 40 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2026: 43
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 Werribee Employment Area was ages 25 to 29, which accounted for 13.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 25 to 29, which is expected to increase by 57 and account for 12.4% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 25 to 29 years, with a total of 129 persons.

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