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Bankstown
Five year age groups

There were 442 people over the age of 85 living in Bankstown in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Bankstown 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'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'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 - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
0 to 42,9549.67.62,70210.17.5+252
5 to 92,3677.77.21,9557.37.2+413
10 to 141,9206.36.91,6546.27.3+265
15 to 191,8806.17.11,7076.47.1+173
20 to 242,3767.76.82,1558.16.9+221
25 to 292,7308.96.82,4599.26.6+271
30 to 342,6938.86.72,3178.76.9+376
35 to 392,3137.56.81,9277.26.9+386
40 to 441,9636.46.61,8506.97.1+113
45 to 491,9186.36.71,7226.56.9+196
50 to 541,8276.06.51,4345.46.0+393
55 to 591,5325.05.61,2074.55.5+325
60 to 641,1603.84.98813.34.2+279
65 to 698212.73.77452.83.5+76
70 to 746892.23.06172.33.2+71
75 to 795761.92.55852.23.2-10
80 to 844981.62.44251.62.5+73
85 and over4421.42.13081.21.6+134

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: 1.4% 80 to 84, Bankstown: 1.6% 75 to 79, Bankstown: 1.9% 70 to 74, Bankstown: 2.2% 65 to 69, Bankstown: 2.7% 60 to 64, Bankstown: 3.8% 55 to 59, Bankstown: 5.0% 50 to 54, Bankstown: 6.0% 45 to 49, Bankstown: 6.3% 40 to 44, Bankstown: 6.4% 35 to 39, Bankstown: 7.5% 30 to 34, Bankstown: 8.8% 25 to 29, Bankstown: 8.9% 20 to 24, Bankstown: 7.7% 15 to 19, Bankstown: 6.1% 10 to 14, Bankstown: 6.3% 5 to 9, Bankstown: 7.7% 0 to 4, Bankstown: 9.6%
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: +134 80 to 84, Bankstown: +73 75 to 79, Bankstown: -10 70 to 74, Bankstown: +71 65 to 69, Bankstown: +76 60 to 64, Bankstown: +279 55 to 59, Bankstown: +325 50 to 54, Bankstown: +393 45 to 49, Bankstown: +196 40 to 44, Bankstown: +113 35 to 39, Bankstown: +386 30 to 34, Bankstown: +376 25 to 29, Bankstown: +271 20 to 24, Bankstown: +221 15 to 19, Bankstown: +173 10 to 14, Bankstown: +265 5 to 9, Bankstown: +413 0 to 4, Bankstown: +252
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 in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 23.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.9% 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 and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.9% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (9.6% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (3.8% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bankstown's population increased by 4,008 people (15.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.84% per year over the period.

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

  • 5 to 9 (+413 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+393 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+386 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+376 persons)