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Deer Park District

Five year age groups

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There were 246 people over the age of 85 living in Deer Park District in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Deer Park District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Deer Park District'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 Deer Park District'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
Deer Park District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
0 to 43,6078.76.73,1298.66.6+478
5 to 93,2477.86.02,6007.26.2+647
10 to 142,6466.45.72,4016.66.3+245
15 to 192,6046.36.32,3466.57.0+258
20 to 242,8466.97.82,7437.67.9+103
25 to 293,1877.78.13,4159.48.4-228
30 to 343,8139.28.03,4659.67.5+348
35 to 393,5598.66.93,1298.67.2+430
40 to 443,1677.66.62,5687.17.1+599
45 to 492,5876.26.52,1535.96.7+434
50 to 542,3365.66.32,0405.66.5+296
55 to 592,1695.26.02,0055.56.0+164
60 to 641,9464.75.41,7824.95.3+164
65 to 691,6313.94.71,0112.83.8+620
70 to 749612.33.36451.82.9+316
75 to 796031.52.43601.02.1+243
80 to 843280.81.72500.71.5+78
85 and over2460.61.51920.51.2+54
Total population41,483100.0100.036,234100.0100.0+5,249
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 Deer Park District in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 22.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.1% 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 Deer Park District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (8.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.2% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Deer Park District's population increased by 5,249 people (14.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.74% per year over the period.

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

  • 5 to 9 (+647 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+620 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+599 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+478 persons)