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St Albans (East)

Five year age groups

There were 287 people over the age of 85 living in St Albans (East) in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of St Albans (East) provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of St Albans (East)'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 St Albans (East)'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
St Albans (East) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,3376.26.61,2716.16.5+66
5 to 91,2095.66.21,3116.36.8-102
10 to 141,1935.66.31,4386.97.2-245
15 to 191,4586.87.01,3616.67.4+97
20 to 241,6387.67.91,5927.77.6+46
25 to 291,9068.98.41,4326.97.1+474
30 to 341,5807.47.51,4076.87.3+173
35 to 391,3816.47.21,5607.57.5-179
40 to 441,5097.07.11,3616.67.3+148
45 to 491,2776.06.71,3356.47.2-58
50 to 541,3006.16.51,3416.56.9-41
55 to 591,2215.76.01,3366.46.2-115
60 to 641,2015.65.31,0405.04.5+161
65 to 699744.53.89414.53.4+33
70 to 748103.82.97913.82.7+19
75 to 796843.22.16643.22.1+20
80 to 844812.21.53981.91.4+83
85 and over2871.31.21890.90.9+98

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, St Albans (East): 1.3% 80 to 84, St Albans (East): 2.2% 75 to 79, St Albans (East): 3.2% 70 to 74, St Albans (East): 3.8% 65 to 69, St Albans (East): 4.5% 60 to 64, St Albans (East): 5.6% 55 to 59, St Albans (East): 5.7% 50 to 54, St Albans (East): 6.1% 45 to 49, St Albans (East): 6.0% 40 to 44, St Albans (East): 7.0% 35 to 39, St Albans (East): 6.4% 30 to 34, St Albans (East): 7.4% 25 to 29, St Albans (East): 8.9% 20 to 24, St Albans (East): 7.6% 15 to 19, St Albans (East): 6.8% 10 to 14, St Albans (East): 5.6% 5 to 9, St Albans (East): 5.6% 0 to 4, St Albans (East): 6.2%
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, St Albans (East): +98 80 to 84, St Albans (East): +83 75 to 79, St Albans (East): +20 70 to 74, St Albans (East): +19 65 to 69, St Albans (East): +33 60 to 64, St Albans (East): +161 55 to 59, St Albans (East): -115 50 to 54, St Albans (East): -41 45 to 49, St Albans (East): -58 40 to 44, St Albans (East): +148 35 to 39, St Albans (East): -179 30 to 34, St Albans (East): +173 25 to 29, St Albans (East): +474 20 to 24, St Albans (East): +46 15 to 19, St Albans (East): +97 10 to 14, St Albans (East): -245 5 to 9, St Albans (East): -102 0 to 4, St Albans (East): +66
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 St Albans (East) in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.1% 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 St Albans (East) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (3.8% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.0% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, St Albans (East)'s population increased by 678 people (3.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.64% 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 (+474 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-245 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-179 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+173 persons)