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Five year age groups

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There were 368 people over the age of 85 living in Hawthorn in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

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

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Hawthorn - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,0224.34.69884.65.1+34
5 to 91,0904.66.09034.26.0+187
10 to 149814.16.68433.96.3+138
15 to 191,4326.07.11,2715.97.3+161
20 to 242,82211.98.02,66312.48.1+159
25 to 293,24813.77.33,12214.57.2+126
30 to 342,66411.26.22,19710.25.7+468
35 to 391,8707.95.81,5317.16.1+339
40 to 441,3935.96.61,3386.27.3+55
45 to 491,3325.67.41,2255.77.6+107
50 to 541,2395.27.01,1265.27.1+114
55 to 599984.26.11,0124.76.1-13
60 to 649424.05.29584.55.4-16
65 to 698793.74.77863.74.0+93
70 to 746502.73.65192.43.0+131
75 to 794832.02.73511.62.5+131
80 to 842821.22.12901.42.4-8
85 and over3681.62.93681.72.90

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Boroondara: 2.9% 80 to 84, City of Boroondara: 2.1% 75 to 79, City of Boroondara: 2.7% 70 to 74, City of Boroondara: 3.6% 65 to 69, City of Boroondara: 4.7% 60 to 64, City of Boroondara: 5.2% 55 to 59, City of Boroondara: 6.1% 50 to 54, City of Boroondara: 7.0% 45 to 49, City of Boroondara: 7.4% 40 to 44, City of Boroondara: 6.6% 35 to 39, City of Boroondara: 5.8% 30 to 34, City of Boroondara: 6.2% 25 to 29, City of Boroondara: 7.3% 20 to 24, City of Boroondara: 8.0% 15 to 19, City of Boroondara: 7.1% 10 to 14, City of Boroondara: 6.6% 5 to 9, City of Boroondara: 6.0% 0 to 4, City of Boroondara: 4.6% 85 and over, Hawthorn: 1.6% 80 to 84, Hawthorn: 1.2% 75 to 79, Hawthorn: 2.0% 70 to 74, Hawthorn: 2.7% 65 to 69, Hawthorn: 3.7% 60 to 64, Hawthorn: 4.0% 55 to 59, Hawthorn: 4.2% 50 to 54, Hawthorn: 5.2% 45 to 49, Hawthorn: 5.6% 40 to 44, Hawthorn: 5.9% 35 to 39, Hawthorn: 7.9% 30 to 34, Hawthorn: 11.2% 25 to 29, Hawthorn: 13.7% 20 to 24, Hawthorn: 11.9% 15 to 19, Hawthorn: 6.0% 10 to 14, Hawthorn: 4.1% 5 to 9, Hawthorn: 4.6% 0 to 4, Hawthorn: 4.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Hawthorn: 0 80 to 84, Hawthorn: -8 75 to 79, Hawthorn: +131 70 to 74, Hawthorn: +131 65 to 69, Hawthorn: +93 60 to 64, Hawthorn: -16 55 to 59, Hawthorn: -13 50 to 54, Hawthorn: +114 45 to 49, Hawthorn: +107 40 to 44, Hawthorn: +55 35 to 39, Hawthorn: +339 30 to 34, Hawthorn: +468 25 to 29, Hawthorn: +126 20 to 24, Hawthorn: +159 15 to 19, Hawthorn: +161 10 to 14, Hawthorn: +138 5 to 9, Hawthorn: +187 0 to 4, Hawthorn: +34
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Hawthorn in 2016 compared to the City of Boroondara shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 13.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.2% and 16.0% respectively for the City of Boroondara.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (13.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (11.2% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (11.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.1% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hawthorn's population increased by 2,204 people (10.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.97% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 30 to 34 (+468 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+339 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+187 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+161 persons)

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