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Far North District CouncilPopulation forecast

Mangonui - Coopers Beach - Cable Bay

Population and age structure

Between 2013 and 2028, the age structure forecasts for Mangonui - Coopers Beach - Cable Bay indicate a 29.0% increase in population under working age, a 76.0% increase in population of retirement age, and a 49.1% 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 Mangonui - Coopers Beach - Cable Bay 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
Mangonui - Coopers Beach - Cable Bay - Total persons201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1106.11445.11634.6+53
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1458.01856.52085.8+63
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1035.71505.31594.5+57
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1065.91525.41644.6+58
Young workforce (25 to 34)1307.22288.02587.2+128
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)26414.641514.649513.9+232
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)27015.038213.447413.3+204
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)37020.652618.565418.4+284
Seniors (70 to 84)26414.657020.183923.6+575
Elderly aged (85 and over)402.2903.11464.1+106
Total persons1,800100.02,844100.03,560100.0+1,760
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant age structure for persons in Mangonui - Coopers Beach - Cable Bay was ages Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), which accounted for 20.6% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in ages Seniors (70 to 84), which is expected to increase by 307 and account for 20.1% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2028 is Seniors (70 to 84) years, with a total of 570 persons.

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