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Raumati South

Population and age structure

Between 2013 and 2028, the age structure forecasts for Raumati South indicate a 25.6% decrease in population under working age, a 69.3% increase in population of retirement age, and a 6.4% decrease 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 Kāpiti Coast 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
Raumati South - Total persons201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 42877.71915.22265.3-60
5 to 92496.71985.42445.7-5
10 to 142707.32115.82365.5-34
15 to 192205.92155.92074.8-13
20 to 241694.61584.31633.8-6
25 to 291303.51393.81513.5+21
30 to 341784.81594.31924.5+14
35 to 392607.02045.62535.9-7
40 to 443499.42406.63047.1-45
45 to 493208.72817.73438.0+22
50 to 543389.13048.33498.1+11
55 to 592607.03258.93337.8+73
60 to 642195.92627.22906.8+71
65 to 691704.62416.62576.0+87
70 to 741313.51774.82355.5+104
75 to 79902.41544.22004.7+110
80 to 84501.31113.01734.0+123
85 and over120.3842.31443.3+132
Total persons3,702100.03,655100.04,299100.0+598

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2043: 144 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2043: 173 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2043: 200 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2043: 235 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2043: 257 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2043: 290 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2043: 333 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2043: 349 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2043: 343 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2043: 304 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2043: 253 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2043: 192 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2043: 151 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2043: 163 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2043: 207 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2043: 236 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2043: 244 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2043: 226 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2028: 84 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028: 111 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028: 154 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028: 177 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028: 241 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028: 262 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028: 325 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028: 304 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028: 281 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028: 240 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028: 204 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028: 159 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028: 139 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028: 158 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028: 215 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028: 211 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028: 198 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028: 191 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013: 12 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013: 50 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013: 90 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013: 131 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013: 170 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013: 219 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013: 260 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013: 338 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013: 320 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013: 349 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013: 260 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013: 178 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013: 130 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013: 169 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013: 220 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013: 270 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013: 249 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013: 287
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.
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: 60 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028 to 2043: 61 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028 to 2043: 46 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028 to 2043: 58 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028 to 2043: 16 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028 to 2043: 28 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028 to 2043: 8 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028 to 2043: 45 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028 to 2043: 62 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028 to 2043: 64 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028 to 2043: 48 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028 to 2043: 33 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028 to 2043: 12 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028 to 2043: 6 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028 to 2043: -8 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028 to 2043: 25 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028 to 2043: 45 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028 to 2043: 35 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013 to 2028: 72 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013 to 2028: 61 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013 to 2028: 65 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013 to 2028: 46 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013 to 2028: 71 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013 to 2028: 43 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013 to 2028: 64 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013 to 2028: -34 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013 to 2028: -40 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013 to 2028: -110 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013 to 2028: -55 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013 to 2028: -19 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013 to 2028: 9 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013 to 2028: -12 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013 to 2028: -58 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013 to 2028: -50 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013 to 2028: -96
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant age structure for persons in Raumati South was ages 40 to 44, which accounted for 9.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in ages 85 and over, which is expected to increase by 72 and account for 2.3% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2028 is 55 to 59 years, with a total of 325 persons.

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