The ACT is expected to experience significant changes in its demographic profile over time.

  • Between 2017 and 2059 the proportion of older adults aged 65 years is expected to increase from 13.1% to 21.9%.
  • Between 2017 and 2059 the proportion of persons aged 15-64 years is projected to decrease from 68.2% to 61.5%.
  • Between 2017 and 2059 the proportion of children aged 14 years and under is projected to decrease from 18.7% to 16.6%.

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The data is presented by the ACT Government for the purpose of disseminating information for the benefit of the public. The ACT Government has taken great care to ensure the information in this report is as correct and accurate as possible. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. Differences in statistical methods and calculations, data updates and guidelines may result in the information contained in this report varying from previously published information.