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Upper Hutt City

Population and age structure

Between 2013 and 2028, the age structure forecasts for Upper Hutt City indicate a 4.7% increase in population under working age, a 42.8% increase in population of retirement age, and a 3.3% 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 Upper Hutt 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
Upper Hutt City - Total persons201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 2,8406.92,8276.33,0916.2+251
5 to 9 2,7316.63,0256.73,3236.7+593
10 to 14 2,8306.92,9486.53,2466.5+416
15 to 19 2,8857.02,7136.02,8995.8+14
20 to 24 2,4095.82,2935.12,4694.9+60
25 to 29 2,1785.32,3295.22,4715.0+293
30 to 34 2,3705.72,6465.92,8465.7+476
35 to 39 2,7396.62,9466.53,2366.5+497
40 to 44 3,3408.13,1387.03,5107.0+170
45 to 49 3,1357.63,0786.83,4646.9+329
50 to 54 3,1967.73,0326.73,3346.7+138
55 to 59 2,5596.22,9886.63,0556.1+496
60 to 64 2,1245.12,6585.92,7655.5+641
65 to 69 1,9104.62,5255.62,5735.2+663
70 to 74 1,3603.32,1134.72,4624.9+1,102
75 to 79 1,0602.61,6413.62,0794.2+1,019
80 to 84 8702.11,2372.71,6873.4+817
85 and over7631.89972.21,3942.8+631
Total persons41,300100.045,132100.049,905100.0+8,605

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2016.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2043: 1,394 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2043: 1,687 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2043: 2,079 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2043: 2,462 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2043: 2,573 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2043: 2,765 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2043: 3,055 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2043: 3,334 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2043: 3,464 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2043: 3,510 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2043: 3,236 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2043: 2,846 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2043: 2,471 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2043: 2,469 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2043: 2,899 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2043: 3,246 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2043: 3,323 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2043: 3,091 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2028: 997 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028: 1,237 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028: 1,641 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028: 2,113 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028: 2,525 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028: 2,658 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028: 2,988 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028: 3,032 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028: 3,078 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028: 3,138 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028: 2,946 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028: 2,646 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028: 2,329 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028: 2,293 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028: 2,713 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028: 2,948 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028: 3,025 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028: 2,827 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013: 763 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013: 870 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013: 1,060 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013: 1,360 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013: 1,910 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013: 2,124 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013: 2,559 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013: 3,196 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013: 3,135 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013: 3,340 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013: 2,739 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013: 2,370 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013: 2,178 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013: 2,409 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013: 2,885 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013: 2,830 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013: 2,731 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013: 2,840
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2028 to 2043: 397 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028 to 2043: 450 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028 to 2043: 438 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028 to 2043: 348 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028 to 2043: 48 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028 to 2043: 107 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028 to 2043: 67 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028 to 2043: 302 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028 to 2043: 387 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028 to 2043: 373 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028 to 2043: 289 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028 to 2043: 200 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028 to 2043: 142 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028 to 2043: 177 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028 to 2043: 186 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028 to 2043: 298 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028 to 2043: 298 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028 to 2043: 264 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013 to 2028: 234 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013 to 2028: 367 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013 to 2028: 581 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013 to 2028: 753 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013 to 2028: 615 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013 to 2028: 534 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013 to 2028: 429 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013 to 2028: -164 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013 to 2028: -58 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013 to 2028: -202 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013 to 2028: 207 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013 to 2028: 276 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013 to 2028: 150 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013 to 2028: -117 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013 to 2028: -172 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013 to 2028: 118 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013 to 2028: 295 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013 to 2028: -13
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant age structure for persons in Upper Hutt City was ages 40 to 44 , which accounted for 8.1% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in ages 70 to 74 , which is expected to increase by 753 and account for 4.7% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2028 is 40 to 44 years, with a total of 3,138 persons.

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