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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Five year age groups

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There were 172 people over the age of 85 living in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Taylors Lakes - Calder 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder 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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
0 to 46084775757-149
5 to 9787561,04576-258
10 to 141,064761,25286-188
15 to 191,273861,526107-253
20 to 241,346981,41098-64
25 to 299736880758166
30 to 346814870747-25
35 to 397385797867-240
40 to 441,036771,37997-343
45 to 491,377971,536107-159
50 to 541,448961,47297-24
55 to 591,367961,11576252
60 to 641,0006576155240
65 to 697485546234286
70 to 744713330523166
75 to 79288222341253
80 to 841651218711-22
85 and over172121011171
Total population15,55210010016,043100100-490
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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park 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, 15.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.9% 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (9.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.4% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (3.9% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park's population decreased by 491 people (3.1%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.62% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (-343 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+286 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-258 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-253 persons)

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