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Chester Hill

Five year age groups

There were 299 people over the age of 85 living in Chester Hill in 2011, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Chester Hill provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Chester Hill'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 Chester Hill'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
Chester Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
0 to 47997.27.67697.17.5+30
5 to 97286.67.27877.37.2-59
10 to 147586.96.98047.47.3-46
15 to 198637.87.17557.07.1+108
20 to 247787.16.87336.86.9+45
25 to 297436.76.86275.86.6+116
30 to 346265.76.77236.76.9-98
35 to 396946.36.87236.76.9-29
40 to 446626.06.67857.37.1-123
45 to 497556.86.77717.16.9-16
50 to 547476.86.56816.36.0+66
55 to 596666.05.65865.45.5+80
60 to 644934.54.93913.64.2+102
65 to 693583.23.73803.53.5-23
70 to 743753.43.04083.83.2-32
75 to 793553.22.54143.83.2-58
80 to 843273.02.43142.92.5+13
85 and over2992.72.11601.51.6+139

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, Chester Hill: 2.7% 80 to 84, Chester Hill: 3.0% 75 to 79, Chester Hill: 3.2% 70 to 74, Chester Hill: 3.4% 65 to 69, Chester Hill: 3.2% 60 to 64, Chester Hill: 4.5% 55 to 59, Chester Hill: 6.0% 50 to 54, Chester Hill: 6.8% 45 to 49, Chester Hill: 6.8% 40 to 44, Chester Hill: 6.0% 35 to 39, Chester Hill: 6.3% 30 to 34, Chester Hill: 5.7% 25 to 29, Chester Hill: 6.7% 20 to 24, Chester Hill: 7.1% 15 to 19, Chester Hill: 7.8% 10 to 14, Chester Hill: 6.9% 5 to 9, Chester Hill: 6.6% 0 to 4, Chester Hill: 7.2%
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, Chester Hill: +139 80 to 84, Chester Hill: +13 75 to 79, Chester Hill: -58 70 to 74, Chester Hill: -32 65 to 69, Chester Hill: -23 60 to 64, Chester Hill: +102 55 to 59, Chester Hill: +80 50 to 54, Chester Hill: +66 45 to 49, Chester Hill: -16 40 to 44, Chester Hill: -123 35 to 39, Chester Hill: -29 30 to 34, Chester Hill: -98 25 to 29, Chester Hill: +116 20 to 24, Chester Hill: +45 15 to 19, Chester Hill: +108 10 to 14, Chester Hill: -46 5 to 9, Chester Hill: -59 0 to 4, Chester Hill: +30
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 Chester Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.5% 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 Chester Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.2% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (6.6% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Chester Hill's population increased by 215 people (2.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.39% per year over the period.

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

  • 85 and over (+139 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-123 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+116 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+108 persons)