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Northern Ward

Five year age groups

There were 1,070 people over the age of 85 living in Northern Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Northern Ward provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Northern Ward'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 Northern Ward'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
Northern Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,6026.06.01,5716.06.4+31
5 to 91,7406.57.01,5906.16.5+150
10 to 141,6436.16.51,6736.46.6-30
15 to 191,7256.46.31,6296.36.5+96
20 to 241,4205.35.31,3235.14.8+97
25 to 291,0093.83.71,0043.93.8+5
30 to 341,1604.34.11,3085.05.2-148
35 to 391,6596.26.51,8637.27.4-204
40 to 442,1247.98.32,0537.98.1+71
45 to 492,0697.78.12,2078.58.2-138
50 to 542,1137.97.71,9057.37.3+208
55 to 591,7856.66.51,8157.06.8-30
60 to 641,7546.56.21,5005.85.3+254
65 to 691,3895.24.91,1214.33.8+268
70 to 741,0523.93.57723.03.2+280
75 to 797602.82.98323.23.5-72
80 to 847782.92.99123.53.4-134
85 and over1,0704.03.69753.73.2+95

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, Northern Ward: 4.0% 80 to 84, Northern Ward: 2.9% 75 to 79, Northern Ward: 2.8% 70 to 74, Northern Ward: 3.9% 65 to 69, Northern Ward: 5.2% 60 to 64, Northern Ward: 6.5% 55 to 59, Northern Ward: 6.6% 50 to 54, Northern Ward: 7.9% 45 to 49, Northern Ward: 7.7% 40 to 44, Northern Ward: 7.9% 35 to 39, Northern Ward: 6.2% 30 to 34, Northern Ward: 4.3% 25 to 29, Northern Ward: 3.8% 20 to 24, Northern Ward: 5.3% 15 to 19, Northern Ward: 6.4% 10 to 14, Northern Ward: 6.1% 5 to 9, Northern Ward: 6.5% 0 to 4, Northern Ward: 6.0%
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, Northern Ward: +95 80 to 84, Northern Ward: -134 75 to 79, Northern Ward: -72 70 to 74, Northern Ward: +280 65 to 69, Northern Ward: +268 60 to 64, Northern Ward: +254 55 to 59, Northern Ward: -30 50 to 54, Northern Ward: +208 45 to 49, Northern Ward: -138 40 to 44, Northern Ward: +71 35 to 39, Northern Ward: -204 30 to 34, Northern Ward: -148 25 to 29, Northern Ward: +5 20 to 24, Northern Ward: +97 15 to 19, Northern Ward: +96 10 to 14, Northern Ward: -30 5 to 9, Northern Ward: +150 0 to 4, Northern Ward: +31
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 Northern Ward in 2011 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, 18.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.6% and 17.7% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major difference between the age structure of Northern Ward and City of Bayside is:

  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (6.5% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Northern Ward's population increased by 798 people (3.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.61% per year over the period.

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

  • 70 to 74 (+280 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+268 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+254 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+208 persons)