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South West Corner

Five year age groups

There were 10 people over the age of 85 living in South West Corner in 2011, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of South West Corner provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of South West Corner'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.

To get a more complete picture South West Corner's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth (or age last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
South West Corner - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
0 to 4433.32.7232.02.6+20
5 to 9302.31.670.61.5+23
10 to 14131.01.5302.61.7-17
15 to 19785.96.7524.56.7+26
20 to 2429322.121.117615.220.0+117
25 to 2920115.214.418516.013.2+16
30 to 3414510.98.914812.89.1-3
35 to 391098.26.3887.66.6+21
40 to 44715.35.0867.46.0-15
45 to 49705.35.1706.15.40
50 to 54443.35.0574.95.5-13
55 to 59523.94.9857.36.2-33
60 to 64765.85.5433.74.3+33
65 to 69382.93.6342.93.2+4
70 to 74211.62.6111.01.9+10
75 to 79131.01.6292.52.2-16
80 to 84191.41.6171.51.8+2
85 and over100.81.9161.42.0-6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Adelaide: 1.9% 80 to 84, City of Adelaide: 1.6% 75 to 79, City of Adelaide: 1.6% 70 to 74, City of Adelaide: 2.6% 65 to 69, City of Adelaide: 3.6% 60 to 64, City of Adelaide: 5.5% 55 to 59, City of Adelaide: 4.9% 50 to 54, City of Adelaide: 5.0% 45 to 49, City of Adelaide: 5.1% 40 to 44, City of Adelaide: 5.0% 35 to 39, City of Adelaide: 6.3% 30 to 34, City of Adelaide: 8.9% 25 to 29, City of Adelaide: 14.4% 20 to 24, City of Adelaide: 21.1% 15 to 19, City of Adelaide: 6.7% 10 to 14, City of Adelaide: 1.5% 5 to 9, City of Adelaide: 1.6% 0 to 4, City of Adelaide: 2.7% 85 and over, South West Corner: 0.8% 80 to 84, South West Corner: 1.4% 75 to 79, South West Corner: 1.0% 70 to 74, South West Corner: 1.6% 65 to 69, South West Corner: 2.9% 60 to 64, South West Corner: 5.8% 55 to 59, South West Corner: 3.9% 50 to 54, South West Corner: 3.3% 45 to 49, South West Corner: 5.3% 40 to 44, South West Corner: 5.3% 35 to 39, South West Corner: 8.2% 30 to 34, South West Corner: 10.9% 25 to 29, South West Corner: 15.2% 20 to 24, South West Corner: 22.1% 15 to 19, South West Corner: 5.9% 10 to 14, South West Corner: 1.0% 5 to 9, South West Corner: 2.3% 0 to 4, South West Corner: 3.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, South West Corner: -6 80 to 84, South West Corner: +2 75 to 79, South West Corner: -16 70 to 74, South West Corner: +10 65 to 69, South West Corner: +4 60 to 64, South West Corner: +33 55 to 59, South West Corner: -33 50 to 54, South West Corner: -13 45 to 49, South West Corner: 0 40 to 44, South West Corner: -15 35 to 39, South West Corner: +21 30 to 34, South West Corner: -3 25 to 29, South West Corner: +16 20 to 24, South West Corner: +117 15 to 19, South West Corner: +26 10 to 14, South West Corner: -17 5 to 9, South West Corner: +23 0 to 4, South West Corner: +20
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of South West Corner in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 6.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 7.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 5.9% and 11.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of South West Corner and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (10.9% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (8.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (3.3% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (0.8% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, South West Corner's population increased by 171 people (14.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.8% per year over the period.

The largest change in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 was in the age group:

  • 20 to 24 (+117 persons)