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Five year age groups

There were 3,919 people over the age of 85 living in Bankstown City in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Bankstown City provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Bankstown City'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 Bankstown City'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
Bankstown City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
0 to 413,8017.66.812,7067.56.6+1,095
5 to 913,1727.26.312,2777.26.5+895
10 to 1412,5906.96.112,4287.36.5+162
15 to 1912,9507.16.312,1267.16.6+824
20 to 2412,4866.87.011,7636.97.2+723
25 to 2912,4376.87.811,1766.67.4+1,261
30 to 3412,2596.77.711,7826.97.9+477
35 to 3912,3886.87.611,7376.97.7+651
40 to 4412,0046.67.312,0407.17.6-36
45 to 4912,2146.77.011,7956.97.2+419
50 to 5411,9116.56.510,2836.06.3+1,628
55 to 5910,2055.65.79,3865.55.8+819
60 to 648,9114.95.17,1914.24.4+1,720
65 to 696,7113.73.85,9413.53.4+770
70 to 745,4523.02.95,4123.22.8+40
75 to 794,6352.52.35,4423.22.5-807
80 to 844,3092.41.94,2752.52.0+34
85 and over3,9192.11.82,7281.61.6+1,191

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, Greater Sydney: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Sydney: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Sydney: 2.3% 70 to 74, Greater Sydney: 2.9% 65 to 69, Greater Sydney: 3.8% 60 to 64, Greater Sydney: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Sydney: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Sydney: 6.5% 45 to 49, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 40 to 44, Greater Sydney: 7.3% 35 to 39, Greater Sydney: 7.6% 30 to 34, Greater Sydney: 7.7% 25 to 29, Greater Sydney: 7.8% 20 to 24, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 15 to 19, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Sydney: 6.1% 5 to 9, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 0 to 4, Greater Sydney: 6.8% 85 and over, Bankstown City: 2.1% 80 to 84, Bankstown City: 2.4% 75 to 79, Bankstown City: 2.5% 70 to 74, Bankstown City: 3.0% 65 to 69, Bankstown City: 3.7% 60 to 64, Bankstown City: 4.9% 55 to 59, Bankstown City: 5.6% 50 to 54, Bankstown City: 6.5% 45 to 49, Bankstown City: 6.7% 40 to 44, Bankstown City: 6.6% 35 to 39, Bankstown City: 6.8% 30 to 34, Bankstown City: 6.7% 25 to 29, Bankstown City: 6.8% 20 to 24, Bankstown City: 6.8% 15 to 19, Bankstown City: 7.1% 10 to 14, Bankstown City: 6.9% 5 to 9, Bankstown City: 7.2% 0 to 4, Bankstown City: 7.6%
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, Bankstown City: +1,191 80 to 84, Bankstown City: +34 75 to 79, Bankstown City: -807 70 to 74, Bankstown City: +40 65 to 69, Bankstown City: +770 60 to 64, Bankstown City: +1,720 55 to 59, Bankstown City: +819 50 to 54, Bankstown City: +1,628 45 to 49, Bankstown City: +419 40 to 44, Bankstown City: -36 35 to 39, Bankstown City: +651 30 to 34, Bankstown City: +477 25 to 29, Bankstown City: +1,261 20 to 24, Bankstown City: +723 15 to 19, Bankstown City: +824 10 to 14, Bankstown City: +162 5 to 9, Bankstown City: +895 0 to 4, Bankstown City: +1,095
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 Bankstown City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 21.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 12.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between the age structure of Bankstown City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.8% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.7% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (6.8% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bankstown City's population increased by 11,866 people (7.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.35% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 60 to 64 (+1,720 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+1,628 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+1,261 persons)
  • 85 and over (+1,191 persons)