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Five year age groups

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There were 3,624 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Bayside in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

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

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
City of Bayside - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
0 to 44,9945.16.45,5526.06.5-558
5 to 96,5746.86.26,4367.06.0+138
10 to 146,8517.15.76,0066.55.9+845
15 to 196,1786.46.05,8076.36.3+371
20 to 244,9195.17.44,8215.37.5+98
25 to 293,7603.98.13,3963.77.9+364
30 to 344,2234.38.23,8024.17.5+421
35 to 395,2615.47.35,9266.57.5-665
40 to 447,1537.47.07,6528.37.5-499
45 to 498,3158.66.97,4208.16.9+895
50 to 547,5437.86.27,0417.76.4+502
55 to 596,8847.15.76,0066.55.6+878
60 to 645,7565.94.95,6746.25.1+82
65 to 695,3995.64.44,4714.93.9+928
70 to 744,3124.43.33,2083.53.0+1,104
75 to 793,0253.12.52,6312.92.4+394
80 to 842,3222.41.92,6632.92.0-341
85 and over3,6243.72.03,3033.61.8+321

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.4% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 85 and over, City of Bayside: 3.7% 80 to 84, City of Bayside: 2.4% 75 to 79, City of Bayside: 3.1% 70 to 74, City of Bayside: 4.4% 65 to 69, City of Bayside: 5.6% 60 to 64, City of Bayside: 5.9% 55 to 59, City of Bayside: 7.1% 50 to 54, City of Bayside: 7.8% 45 to 49, City of Bayside: 8.6% 40 to 44, City of Bayside: 7.4% 35 to 39, City of Bayside: 5.4% 30 to 34, City of Bayside: 4.3% 25 to 29, City of Bayside: 3.9% 20 to 24, City of Bayside: 5.1% 15 to 19, City of Bayside: 6.4% 10 to 14, City of Bayside: 7.1% 5 to 9, City of Bayside: 6.8% 0 to 4, City of Bayside: 5.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, City of Bayside: +321 80 to 84, City of Bayside: -341 75 to 79, City of Bayside: +394 70 to 74, City of Bayside: +1,104 65 to 69, City of Bayside: +928 60 to 64, City of Bayside: +82 55 to 59, City of Bayside: +878 50 to 54, City of Bayside: +502 45 to 49, City of Bayside: +895 40 to 44, City of Bayside: -499 35 to 39, City of Bayside: -665 30 to 34, City of Bayside: +421 25 to 29, City of Bayside: +364 20 to 24, City of Bayside: +98 15 to 19, City of Bayside: +371 10 to 14, City of Bayside: +845 5 to 9, City of Bayside: +138 0 to 4, City of Bayside: -558
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of the City of Bayside in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 19.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.3% and 14.0% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Bayside and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.3% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.1% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (5.4% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Bayside's population increased by 5,278 people (5.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.12% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 70 to 74 (+1,104 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+928 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+895 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+878 persons)

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