Lower North Adelaide
Five year age groups
There were 28 people over the age of 85 living in Lower North Adelaide in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.
The Age Structure of Lower North Adelaide provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Lower North Adelaide's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.
Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Lower North Adelaide in 2016 compared to City of Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 5.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 5.5% and 13.0% respectively for City of Adelaide.
The major differences between the age structure of Lower North Adelaide and City of Adelaide were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (10.1% compared to 7.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (16.4% compared to 21.3%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.2% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (11.9% compared to 13.8%)
From 2011 to 2016, Lower North Adelaide's population increased by 54 people (2.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.49% per year over the period.
The largest change in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 was in the age group:
- 30 to 34 (+50 persons)