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St Albans (West)

Five year age groups

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There were 211 people over the age of 85 living in St Albans (West) in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of St Albans (West) 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 (West)'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 (West)'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
St Albans (West) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
0 to 49826.66.79096.76.6+73
5 to 97905.36.07635.66.2+27
10 to 147425.05.77555.56.3-13
15 to 198585.86.37725.77.0+86
20 to 241,2908.77.81,1008.17.9+190
25 to 291,50710.28.11,3319.88.4+176
30 to 341,3168.98.01,1298.37.5+187
35 to 399486.46.99456.97.2+3
40 to 448876.06.68646.37.1+23
45 to 497845.36.58115.96.7-27
50 to 548265.66.37905.86.5+36
55 to 597695.26.08656.36.0-96
60 to 648685.95.47845.75.3+84
65 to 697535.14.75574.13.8+196
70 to 745343.63.34573.42.9+77
75 to 794533.12.43572.62.1+96
80 to 842952.01.72571.91.5+38
85 and over2111.41.51911.41.2+20
Total population14,813100.0100.013,637100.0100.0+1,176
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 St Albans (West) in 2016 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, 17.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.2% 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 St Albans (West) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (10.2% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (8.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (5.3% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, St Albans (West)'s population increased by 1,176 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 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 65 to 69 (+196 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+190 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+187 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+176 persons)