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Brighton East

Five year age groups

There were 567 people over the age of 85 living in Brighton East in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Brighton East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
0 to 49186.16.09726.76.4-54
5 to 91,0877.27.09356.46.5+152
10 to 141,0517.06.59906.86.6+61
15 to 191,0396.96.39616.66.5+77
20 to 248225.45.36764.64.8+146
25 to 295233.53.75243.63.8-1
30 to 345563.74.17425.15.2-186
35 to 398975.96.51,0987.57.4-201
40 to 441,3188.78.31,2298.48.1+88
45 to 491,2288.18.11,2308.48.2-2
50 to 541,1987.97.71,0997.57.3+99
55 to 599746.46.59816.76.8-7
60 to 648935.96.27645.25.3+129
65 to 697044.74.95924.13.8+112
70 to 745313.53.54092.83.2+122
75 to 793832.52.94593.13.5-76
80 to 844302.82.94733.23.4-43
85 and over5673.83.64333.03.2+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, City of Bayside: 3.6% 80 to 84, City of Bayside: 2.9% 75 to 79, City of Bayside: 2.9% 70 to 74, City of Bayside: 3.5% 65 to 69, City of Bayside: 4.9% 60 to 64, City of Bayside: 6.2% 55 to 59, City of Bayside: 6.5% 50 to 54, City of Bayside: 7.7% 45 to 49, City of Bayside: 8.1% 40 to 44, City of Bayside: 8.3% 35 to 39, City of Bayside: 6.5% 30 to 34, City of Bayside: 4.1% 25 to 29, City of Bayside: 3.7% 20 to 24, City of Bayside: 5.3% 15 to 19, City of Bayside: 6.3% 10 to 14, City of Bayside: 6.5% 5 to 9, City of Bayside: 7.0% 0 to 4, City of Bayside: 6.0% 85 and over, Brighton East: 3.8% 80 to 84, Brighton East: 2.8% 75 to 79, Brighton East: 2.5% 70 to 74, Brighton East: 3.5% 65 to 69, Brighton East: 4.7% 60 to 64, Brighton East: 5.9% 55 to 59, Brighton East: 6.4% 50 to 54, Brighton East: 7.9% 45 to 49, Brighton East: 8.1% 40 to 44, Brighton East: 8.7% 35 to 39, Brighton East: 5.9% 30 to 34, Brighton East: 3.7% 25 to 29, Brighton East: 3.5% 20 to 24, Brighton East: 5.4% 15 to 19, Brighton East: 6.9% 10 to 14, Brighton East: 7.0% 5 to 9, Brighton East: 7.2% 0 to 4, Brighton East: 6.1%
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, Brighton East: +134 80 to 84, Brighton East: -43 75 to 79, Brighton East: -76 70 to 74, Brighton East: +122 65 to 69, Brighton East: +112 60 to 64, Brighton East: +129 55 to 59, Brighton East: -7 50 to 54, Brighton East: +99 45 to 49, Brighton East: -2 40 to 44, Brighton East: +88 35 to 39, Brighton East: -201 30 to 34, Brighton East: -186 25 to 29, Brighton East: -1 20 to 24, Brighton East: +146 15 to 19, Brighton East: +77 10 to 14, Brighton East: +61 5 to 9, Brighton East: +152 0 to 4, Brighton East: -54
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 Brighton East in 2011 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, 20.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.6% and 17.7% 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 15 to 19 (6.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (5.9% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Brighton East's population increased by 552 people (3.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.75% per year over the period.

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

  • 35 to 39 (-201 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-186 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+152 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+146 persons)