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Five year age groups

There were 249 people over the age of 85 living in Bankstown Balance in 2011, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Bankstown Balance 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 Balance'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 Balance'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 Balance - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
0 to 48817.07.68497.57.5+31
5 to 99297.47.28927.97.2+37
10 to 149597.76.98997.97.3+60
15 to 199177.37.18837.87.1+34
20 to 249777.86.88457.46.9+132
25 to 298416.76.87266.46.6+116
30 to 347726.26.77436.56.9+29
35 to 398506.86.87496.66.9+101
40 to 447726.26.67886.97.1-17
45 to 498216.66.77876.96.9+34
50 to 548937.16.56846.06.0+209
55 to 597365.95.66275.55.5+109
60 to 645424.34.94544.04.2+88
65 to 694543.63.73893.43.5+65
70 to 743482.83.03012.73.2+47
75 to 793092.52.53262.93.2-17
80 to 842682.12.42492.22.5+19
85 and over2492.02.11551.41.6+94

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, 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% 85 and over, Bankstown Balance: 2.0% 80 to 84, Bankstown Balance: 2.1% 75 to 79, Bankstown Balance: 2.5% 70 to 74, Bankstown Balance: 2.8% 65 to 69, Bankstown Balance: 3.6% 60 to 64, Bankstown Balance: 4.3% 55 to 59, Bankstown Balance: 5.9% 50 to 54, Bankstown Balance: 7.1% 45 to 49, Bankstown Balance: 6.6% 40 to 44, Bankstown Balance: 6.2% 35 to 39, Bankstown Balance: 6.8% 30 to 34, Bankstown Balance: 6.2% 25 to 29, Bankstown Balance: 6.7% 20 to 24, Bankstown Balance: 7.8% 15 to 19, Bankstown Balance: 7.3% 10 to 14, Bankstown Balance: 7.7% 5 to 9, Bankstown Balance: 7.4% 0 to 4, Bankstown Balance: 7.0%
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 Balance: +94 80 to 84, Bankstown Balance: +19 75 to 79, Bankstown Balance: -17 70 to 74, Bankstown Balance: +47 65 to 69, Bankstown Balance: +65 60 to 64, Bankstown Balance: +88 55 to 59, Bankstown Balance: +109 50 to 54, Bankstown Balance: +209 45 to 49, Bankstown Balance: +34 40 to 44, Bankstown Balance: -17 35 to 39, Bankstown Balance: +101 30 to 34, Bankstown Balance: +29 25 to 29, Bankstown Balance: +116 20 to 24, Bankstown Balance: +132 15 to 19, Bankstown Balance: +34 10 to 14, Bankstown Balance: +60 5 to 9, Bankstown Balance: +37 0 to 4, Bankstown Balance: +31
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 Balance in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 22.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.7% and 13.7% respectively for Bankstown City.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.7% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.3% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bankstown Balance's population increased by 1,173 people (10.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.99% per year over the period.

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

  • 50 to 54 (+209 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+132 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+116 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+109 persons)