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Five year age groups

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There were 304 people over the age of 85 living in Hampton in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

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

Age structure - Five year age groups
Hampton - Total persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
0 to 46975577566-78
5 to 99698798787-18
10 to 141,006879758731
15 to 199497680976141
20 to 24669556565514
25 to 29456443883468
30 to 34527444964431
35 to 397055578767-82
40 to 44953771,09398-140
45 to 491,171991,05298119
50 to 541,1319897488156
55 to 599547776567188
60 to 646865669566-8
65 to 696765552445152
70 to 744734435633117
75 to 79330333012330
80 to 842412226123-20
85 and over3042430534-1
Total population12,90710010012,208100100699
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Hampton 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 lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 18.8% respectively for City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.8% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.4% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.5% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.4% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hampton's population increased by 699 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:

  • 55 to 59 (+188 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+156 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+152 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+141 persons)

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