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There were 130 people over the age of 85 living in Deer Park in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,2537.76.67556.26.5+497
5 to 99896.06.28086.66.8+180
10 to 141,0196.26.38416.97.2+178
15 to 191,0106.27.08837.37.4+127
20 to 241,3128.07.99547.87.6+359
25 to 291,65110.18.49017.47.1+750
30 to 341,4689.07.59417.77.3+527
35 to 391,2317.57.28326.87.5+399
40 to 441,0656.57.18086.67.3+257
45 to 499275.76.77886.57.2+139
50 to 548885.46.59057.46.9-18
55 to 599806.06.09537.86.2+27
60 to 641,0006.15.36175.14.5+383
65 to 695923.63.84613.83.4+131
70 to 744342.72.93022.52.7+132
75 to 792411.52.12191.82.1+23
80 to 841741.11.51301.11.4+45
85 and over1300.81.2710.60.9+59

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 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% 85 and over, Deer Park: 0.8% 80 to 84, Deer Park: 1.1% 75 to 79, Deer Park: 1.5% 70 to 74, Deer Park: 2.7% 65 to 69, Deer Park: 3.6% 60 to 64, Deer Park: 6.1% 55 to 59, Deer Park: 6.0% 50 to 54, Deer Park: 5.4% 45 to 49, Deer Park: 5.7% 40 to 44, Deer Park: 6.5% 35 to 39, Deer Park: 7.5% 30 to 34, Deer Park: 9.0% 25 to 29, Deer Park: 10.1% 20 to 24, Deer Park: 8.0% 15 to 19, Deer Park: 6.2% 10 to 14, Deer Park: 6.2% 5 to 9, Deer Park: 6.0% 0 to 4, Deer Park: 7.7%
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, Deer Park: +59 80 to 84, Deer Park: +45 75 to 79, Deer Park: +23 70 to 74, Deer Park: +132 65 to 69, Deer Park: +131 60 to 64, Deer Park: +383 55 to 59, Deer Park: +27 50 to 54, Deer Park: -18 45 to 49, Deer Park: +139 40 to 44, Deer Park: +257 35 to 39, Deer Park: +399 30 to 34, Deer Park: +527 25 to 29, Deer Park: +750 20 to 24, Deer Park: +359 15 to 19, Deer Park: +127 10 to 14, Deer Park: +178 5 to 9, Deer Park: +180 0 to 4, Deer Park: +497
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 Deer Park in 2011 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, 19.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.0% and 11.5% 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 25 to 29 (10.1% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (5.4% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Deer Park's population increased by 4,195 people (34.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 6.1% 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 (+750 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+527 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+497 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+399 persons)