svg rectangle color
Porirua CityPopulation forecast

Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton

Population and age structure

Between 2013 and 2028, the age structure forecasts for Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton indicate a 62.1% increase in females under working age, a 104.2% increase in females of retirement age, and a 58.5% increase in females 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 Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton 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
Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton - Total females201320282048Change between 2013 and 2048
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41517.32577.53036.1+152
5 to 91467.02387.03106.3+164
10 to 141286.21945.72835.7+156
15 to 191115.41574.62525.1+141
20 to 24803.91263.71974.0+117
25 to 291014.91785.21964.0+95
30 to 341095.32286.72384.8+129
35 to 391467.02778.13056.1+159
40 to 441899.13069.03657.4+175
45 to 491828.82607.63948.0+212
50 to 541768.52356.93988.0+221
55 to 591567.52296.73857.8+229
60 to 641376.62035.93487.0+211
65 to 691215.81795.22976.0+176
70 to 74693.41404.12545.1+185
75 to 79361.71093.22134.3+177
80 to 84261.3661.91322.7+106
85 and over70.4351.0871.7+79
Total persons2,072100.03,417100.04,955100.0+2,883
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant age structure for females in Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton was ages 40 to 44, which accounted for 9.1% of the total females.

The largest increase in females between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in ages 35 to 39, which is expected to increase by 131 and account for 8.1% of the total females.

The largest female 5 year age group in 2028 is 40 to 44 years, with a total of 306 females.

DISCLAIMER: While all due care has been taken to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and current, there may be errors or omissions in it and no legal responsibility is accepted for the information and opinions in this website.

Please view our Privacy Policy, Terms of use and Legal notices.

ABS Data and the copyright in the ABS Data remains the property of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The copyright in the way .id has modified, transformed or reconfigured the ABS Data as published on this website remains the property of .id. ABS Data can be accessed from the Australian Bureau of Statistics at ABS data can be used under license - terms published on ABS website. if you have any queries or wish to distribute any ABS data.