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Five year age groups

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There were 2,926 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Brimbank in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Brimbank provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Brimbank'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 the City of Brimbank'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
City of Brimbank - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
0 to 412,9526.76.411,9696.66.5+983
5 to 911,7526.06.211,3066.26.0+446
10 to 1411,1545.75.711,5206.35.9-366
15 to 1912,2546.36.012,7027.06.3-448
20 to 2415,1557.87.414,3497.97.5+806
25 to 2915,7818.18.115,3138.47.9+468
30 to 3415,5308.08.213,6497.57.5+1,881
35 to 3913,4706.97.313,1367.27.5+334
40 to 4412,8456.67.012,9707.17.5-125
45 to 4912,7246.56.912,2516.76.9+473
50 to 5412,1586.36.211,9346.56.4+224
55 to 5911,6966.05.710,9126.05.6+784
60 to 6410,4765.44.99,7475.35.1+729
65 to 699,1784.74.46,9163.83.9+2,262
70 to 746,4023.33.35,2462.93.0+1,156
75 to 794,6022.42.53,8892.12.4+713
80 to 843,2611.71.92,7301.52.0+531
85 and over2,9261.52.02,1931.21.8+733

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, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.4% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 85 and over, City of Brimbank: 1.5% 80 to 84, City of Brimbank: 1.7% 75 to 79, City of Brimbank: 2.4% 70 to 74, City of Brimbank: 3.3% 65 to 69, City of Brimbank: 4.7% 60 to 64, City of Brimbank: 5.4% 55 to 59, City of Brimbank: 6.0% 50 to 54, City of Brimbank: 6.3% 45 to 49, City of Brimbank: 6.5% 40 to 44, City of Brimbank: 6.6% 35 to 39, City of Brimbank: 6.9% 30 to 34, City of Brimbank: 8.0% 25 to 29, City of Brimbank: 8.1% 20 to 24, City of Brimbank: 7.8% 15 to 19, City of Brimbank: 6.3% 10 to 14, City of Brimbank: 5.7% 5 to 9, City of Brimbank: 6.0% 0 to 4, City of Brimbank: 6.7%
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, City of Brimbank: +733 80 to 84, City of Brimbank: +531 75 to 79, City of Brimbank: +713 70 to 74, City of Brimbank: +1,156 65 to 69, City of Brimbank: +2,262 60 to 64, City of Brimbank: +729 55 to 59, City of Brimbank: +784 50 to 54, City of Brimbank: +224 45 to 49, City of Brimbank: +473 40 to 44, City of Brimbank: -125 35 to 39, City of Brimbank: +334 30 to 34, City of Brimbank: +1,881 25 to 29, City of Brimbank: +468 20 to 24, City of Brimbank: +806 15 to 19, City of Brimbank: -448 10 to 14, City of Brimbank: -366 5 to 9, City of Brimbank: +446 0 to 4, City of Brimbank: +983
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 the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.3% and 14.0% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

There were no major differences between the City of Brimbank and Greater Melbourne in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Brimbank's population increased by 11,584 people (6.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.24% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+2,262 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+1,881 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+1,156 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+983 persons)

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