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Five year age groups

There were 2,193 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Brimbank in 2011, 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
City of Brimbank - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
0 to 411,9696.66.510,8586.56.3+1,111
5 to 911,3066.26.011,4596.86.3-153
10 to 1411,5206.35.912,1847.26.4-664
15 to 1912,7027.06.312,3667.46.7+336
20 to 2414,3497.97.512,7627.67.4+1,587
25 to 2915,3138.47.911,9517.17.1+3,362
30 to 3413,6497.57.512,3587.37.7+1,291
35 to 3913,1367.27.512,6197.57.9+517
40 to 4412,9707.17.512,3217.37.5+649
45 to 4912,2516.76.912,1347.27.2+117
50 to 5411,9346.56.411,5956.96.4+339
55 to 5910,9126.05.610,4296.25.9+483
60 to 649,7475.35.17,4974.54.5+2,250
65 to 696,9163.83.95,7173.43.6+1,199
70 to 745,2462.93.04,5312.73.0+715
75 to 793,8892.12.43,5362.12.6+353
80 to 842,7301.52.02,4211.42.0+309
85 and over2,1931.21.81,4810.91.6+712

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% 85 and over, City of Brimbank: 1.2% 80 to 84, City of Brimbank: 1.5% 75 to 79, City of Brimbank: 2.1% 70 to 74, City of Brimbank: 2.9% 65 to 69, City of Brimbank: 3.8% 60 to 64, City of Brimbank: 5.3% 55 to 59, City of Brimbank: 6.0% 50 to 54, City of Brimbank: 6.5% 45 to 49, City of Brimbank: 6.7% 40 to 44, City of Brimbank: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Brimbank: 7.2% 30 to 34, City of Brimbank: 7.5% 25 to 29, City of Brimbank: 8.4% 20 to 24, City of Brimbank: 7.9% 15 to 19, City of Brimbank: 7.0% 10 to 14, City of Brimbank: 6.3% 5 to 9, City of Brimbank: 6.2% 0 to 4, City of Brimbank: 6.6%
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, City of Brimbank: +712 80 to 84, City of Brimbank: +309 75 to 79, City of Brimbank: +353 70 to 74, City of Brimbank: +715 65 to 69, City of Brimbank: +1,199 60 to 64, City of Brimbank: +2,250 55 to 59, City of Brimbank: +483 50 to 54, City of Brimbank: +339 45 to 49, City of Brimbank: +117 40 to 44, City of Brimbank: +649 35 to 39, City of Brimbank: +517 30 to 34, City of Brimbank: +1,291 25 to 29, City of Brimbank: +3,362 20 to 24, City of Brimbank: +1,587 15 to 19, City of Brimbank: +336 10 to 14, City of Brimbank: -664 5 to 9, City of Brimbank: -153 0 to 4, City of Brimbank: +1,111
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 the City of Brimbank in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Brimbank and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.2% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Brimbank's population increased by 14,513 people (8.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.67% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+3,362 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+2,250 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+1,587 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+1,291 persons)