Taylors Lakes - Calder Park
Five year age groups
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.
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)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Brimbank %||Number||%||City of Brimbank %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||608||3.9||6.7||757||4.7||6.6||-149|
|5 to 9||787||5.1||6.0||1,045||6.5||6.2||-258|
|10 to 14||1,064||6.8||5.7||1,252||7.8||6.3||-188|
|15 to 19||1,273||8.2||6.3||1,526||9.5||7.0||-253|
|20 to 24||1,346||8.7||7.8||1,410||8.8||7.9||-64|
|25 to 29||973||6.3||8.1||807||5.0||8.4||+166|
|30 to 34||681||4.4||8.0||707||4.4||7.5||-25|
|35 to 39||738||4.8||6.9||978||6.1||7.2||-240|
|40 to 44||1,036||6.7||6.6||1,379||8.6||7.1||-343|
|45 to 49||1,377||8.9||6.5||1,536||9.6||6.7||-159|
|50 to 54||1,448||9.3||6.3||1,472||9.2||6.5||-24|
|55 to 59||1,367||8.8||6.0||1,115||7.0||6.0||+252|
|60 to 64||1,000||6.4||5.4||761||4.7||5.3||+240|
|65 to 69||748||4.8||4.7||462||2.9||3.8||+286|
|70 to 74||471||3.0||3.3||305||1.9||2.9||+166|
|75 to 79||288||1.9||2.4||234||1.5||2.1||+53|
|80 to 84||165||1.1||1.7||187||1.2||1.5||-22|
|85 and over||172||1.1||1.5||101||0.6||1.2||+71|
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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%)
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)