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Five year age groups

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There were 15 people over the age of 85 living in Kealba in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Kealba provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Kealba'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 Kealba'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
Kealba - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
0 to 42056723377-28
5 to 9201661525649
10 to 141575619566-38
15 to 191926626287-70
20 to 24277982588819
25 to 292397825488-15
30 to 34256882468710
35 to 39235772056730
40 to 44207671906717
45 to 491986722277-24
50 to 542016623677-35
55 to 592066624486-38
60 to 64225752056520
65 to 69189651214468
70 to 7411133622349
75 to 79532245128
80 to 84251216119
85 and over15021611-1
Total population3,1921001003,16210010030
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 Kealba in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.3% 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 Kealba and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.0% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.9% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (0.5% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (0.8% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Kealba's population increased by 30 people (0.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.19% per year over the period.

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

  • 15 to 19 (-70 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+68 persons)

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