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Balwyn North

Five year age groups

There were 600 people over the age of 85 living in Balwyn North in 2011, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Balwyn North provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Balwyn North'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 Balwyn North'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
Balwyn North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
0 to 48454.25.19504.85.5-105
5 to 91,2276.26.01,3136.65.9-86
10 to 141,6478.36.31,6408.36.6+8
15 to 191,8339.27.31,6448.37.3+189
20 to 241,4187.18.11,2036.18.1+216
25 to 297663.87.26913.56.3+75
30 to 346893.55.77423.76.0-53
35 to 399935.06.11,2526.36.9-260
40 to 441,5037.57.31,7078.67.5-204
45 to 491,7338.77.61,6908.57.5+43
50 to 541,5647.87.11,3726.96.9+192
55 to 591,2536.36.11,2326.26.3+20
60 to 641,1225.65.48604.34.6+262
65 to 697984.04.07733.93.3+25
70 to 746953.53.08264.22.9-131
75 to 796163.12.57633.82.9-147
80 to 846413.22.46723.42.6-31
85 and over6003.02.94802.42.7+119

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 Boroondara: 2.9% 80 to 84, City of Boroondara: 2.4% 75 to 79, City of Boroondara: 2.5% 70 to 74, City of Boroondara: 3.0% 65 to 69, City of Boroondara: 4.0% 60 to 64, City of Boroondara: 5.4% 55 to 59, City of Boroondara: 6.1% 50 to 54, City of Boroondara: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Boroondara: 7.6% 40 to 44, City of Boroondara: 7.3% 35 to 39, City of Boroondara: 6.1% 30 to 34, City of Boroondara: 5.7% 25 to 29, City of Boroondara: 7.2% 20 to 24, City of Boroondara: 8.1% 15 to 19, City of Boroondara: 7.3% 10 to 14, City of Boroondara: 6.3% 5 to 9, City of Boroondara: 6.0% 0 to 4, City of Boroondara: 5.1% 85 and over, Balwyn North: 3.0% 80 to 84, Balwyn North: 3.2% 75 to 79, Balwyn North: 3.1% 70 to 74, Balwyn North: 3.5% 65 to 69, Balwyn North: 4.0% 60 to 64, Balwyn North: 5.6% 55 to 59, Balwyn North: 6.3% 50 to 54, Balwyn North: 7.8% 45 to 49, Balwyn North: 8.7% 40 to 44, Balwyn North: 7.5% 35 to 39, Balwyn North: 5.0% 30 to 34, Balwyn North: 3.5% 25 to 29, Balwyn North: 3.8% 20 to 24, Balwyn North: 7.1% 15 to 19, Balwyn North: 9.2% 10 to 14, Balwyn North: 8.3% 5 to 9, Balwyn North: 6.2% 0 to 4, Balwyn North: 4.2%
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, Balwyn North: +119 80 to 84, Balwyn North: -31 75 to 79, Balwyn North: -147 70 to 74, Balwyn North: -131 65 to 69, Balwyn North: +25 60 to 64, Balwyn North: +262 55 to 59, Balwyn North: +20 50 to 54, Balwyn North: +192 45 to 49, Balwyn North: +43 40 to 44, Balwyn North: -204 35 to 39, Balwyn North: -260 30 to 34, Balwyn North: -53 25 to 29, Balwyn North: +75 20 to 24, Balwyn North: +216 15 to 19, Balwyn North: +189 10 to 14, Balwyn North: +8 5 to 9, Balwyn North: -86 0 to 4, Balwyn North: -105
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 Balwyn North in 2011 compared to the City of Boroondara shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.4% and 14.8% respectively for the City of Boroondara.

The major differences between the age structure of Balwyn North and the City of Boroondara were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (9.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.8% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.5% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Balwyn North's population increased by 133 people (0.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.13% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+262 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-260 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+216 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-204 persons)