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Deer Park

Five year age groups

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There were 147 people over the age of 85 living in Deer Park in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

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

Age structure - Five year age groups
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,5328.56.71,2527.76.6+280
5 to 91,2847.16.09886.06.2+296
10 to 149665.35.71,0186.26.3-52
15 to 191,0545.86.31,0096.27.0+45
20 to 241,2657.07.81,3128.07.9-47
25 to 291,5978.88.11,65110.18.4-54
30 to 341,7249.58.01,4679.07.5+257
35 to 391,4217.86.91,2317.57.2+190
40 to 441,2356.86.61,0656.57.1+171
45 to 491,0245.76.59265.76.7+98
50 to 549775.46.38875.46.5+89
55 to 599555.36.09806.06.0-25
60 to 649535.35.49996.15.3-46
65 to 698554.74.75923.63.8+263
70 to 745212.93.34342.72.9+87
75 to 793872.12.42411.52.1+146
80 to 842051.11.71741.11.5+31
85 and over1470.81.51300.81.2+18
Total population18,111100.0100.016,363100.0100.0+1,747
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Deer Park in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 20.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.6% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the age structure of Deer Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.5% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.8% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Deer Park's population increased by 1,748 people (10.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.05% per year over the period.

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

  • 5 to 9 (+296 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+280 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+263 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+257 persons)