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Brighton East

Five year age groups

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 654 people over the age of 85 living in Brighton East in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Brighton East provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Brighton East'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 Brighton East'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
Brighton East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
0 to 47905.15.19156.16.0-125
5 to 91,1767.66.81,0837.27.0+93
10 to 141,1897.77.11,0487.06.5+141
15 to 191,0046.56.41,0376.96.3-33
20 to 247584.95.18215.45.3-63
25 to 295503.63.95223.53.7+28
30 to 345583.64.35543.74.1+4
35 to 398225.35.48945.96.5-73
40 to 441,1937.77.41,3148.78.3-121
45 to 491,3528.78.61,2258.18.1+127
50 to 541,2217.97.81,1967.97.7+25
55 to 591,0937.17.19726.56.5+121
60 to 648595.55.98895.96.2-30
65 to 697835.15.67014.74.9+81
70 to 746364.14.45283.53.5+108
75 to 794813.13.13802.52.9+101
80 to 843652.42.44272.82.9-62
85 and over6544.23.75623.73.6+93

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, 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% 85 and over, Brighton East: 4.2% 80 to 84, Brighton East: 2.4% 75 to 79, Brighton East: 3.1% 70 to 74, Brighton East: 4.1% 65 to 69, Brighton East: 5.1% 60 to 64, Brighton East: 5.5% 55 to 59, Brighton East: 7.1% 50 to 54, Brighton East: 7.9% 45 to 49, Brighton East: 8.7% 40 to 44, Brighton East: 7.7% 35 to 39, Brighton East: 5.3% 30 to 34, Brighton East: 3.6% 25 to 29, Brighton East: 3.6% 20 to 24, Brighton East: 4.9% 15 to 19, Brighton East: 6.5% 10 to 14, Brighton East: 7.7% 5 to 9, Brighton East: 7.6% 0 to 4, Brighton East: 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, Brighton East: +93 80 to 84, Brighton East: -62 75 to 79, Brighton East: +101 70 to 74, Brighton East: +108 65 to 69, Brighton East: +81 60 to 64, Brighton East: -30 55 to 59, Brighton East: +121 50 to 54, Brighton East: +25 45 to 49, Brighton East: +127 40 to 44, Brighton East: -121 35 to 39, Brighton East: -73 30 to 34, Brighton East: +4 25 to 29, Brighton East: +28 20 to 24, Brighton East: -63 15 to 19, Brighton East: -33 10 to 14, Brighton East: +141 5 to 9, Brighton East: +93 0 to 4, Brighton East: -125
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 Brighton East in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.0% and 19.2% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between the age structure of Brighton East and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.6% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.6% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.1% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Brighton East's population increased by 416 people (2.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.55% per year over the period.

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

  • 10 to 14 (+141 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+127 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-125 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+121 persons)

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