Five year age groups
There were 536 people over the age of 85 living in Sandringham in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Sandringham provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Sandringham'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Sandringham in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.4% 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 Sandringham and City of Bayside were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (5.4% compared to 3.7%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.4% compared to 3.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.2% compared to 7.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (6.6% compared to 7.1%)
From 1996 to 2016, Sandringham's population increased by 2,015 people (25.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.14% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 1996 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 55 to 59 (+353 persons)
- 60 to 64 (+332 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+288 persons)
- 50 to 54 (+230 persons)