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St Albans District

Five year age groups

There were 520 people over the age of 85 living in St Albans District in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of St Albans 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 St Albans 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 St Albans 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
St Albans District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 43,0256.56.62,7636.16.5+262
5 to 92,7045.86.22,8886.46.8-184
10 to 142,7595.96.33,1056.97.2-346
15 to 193,1226.77.03,1206.97.4+2
20 to 243,6007.77.93,6158.07.6-15
25 to 294,0828.88.43,3187.37.1+764
30 to 343,5487.67.53,0996.87.3+449
35 to 393,0826.67.23,1627.07.5-80
40 to 443,1016.77.13,0456.77.3+56
45 to 492,8466.16.73,0206.77.2-174
50 to 542,8846.26.53,3297.46.9-445
55 to 592,9616.46.03,1226.96.2-161
60 to 642,7876.05.32,2314.94.5+556
65 to 691,9734.23.81,8004.03.4+173
70 to 741,5393.32.91,4753.32.7+64
75 to 791,2092.62.11,1472.52.1+62
80 to 848091.71.56671.51.4+142
85 and over5201.11.23510.80.9+169

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 District: 1.1% 80 to 84, St Albans District: 1.7% 75 to 79, St Albans District: 2.6% 70 to 74, St Albans District: 3.3% 65 to 69, St Albans District: 4.2% 60 to 64, St Albans District: 6.0% 55 to 59, St Albans District: 6.4% 50 to 54, St Albans District: 6.2% 45 to 49, St Albans District: 6.1% 40 to 44, St Albans District: 6.7% 35 to 39, St Albans District: 6.6% 30 to 34, St Albans District: 7.6% 25 to 29, St Albans District: 8.8% 20 to 24, St Albans District: 7.7% 15 to 19, St Albans District: 6.7% 10 to 14, St Albans District: 5.9% 5 to 9, St Albans District: 5.8% 0 to 4, St Albans District: 6.5%
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 District: +169 80 to 84, St Albans District: +142 75 to 79, St Albans District: +62 70 to 74, St Albans District: +64 65 to 69, St Albans District: +173 60 to 64, St Albans District: +556 55 to 59, St Albans District: -161 50 to 54, St Albans District: -445 45 to 49, St Albans District: -174 40 to 44, St Albans District: +56 35 to 39, St Albans District: -80 30 to 34, St Albans District: +449 25 to 29, St Albans District: +764 20 to 24, St Albans District: -15 15 to 19, St Albans District: +2 10 to 14, St Albans District: -346 5 to 9, St Albans District: -184 0 to 4, St Albans District: +262
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 District 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, 18.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.0% 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 District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.1% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (6.6% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, St Albans District's population increased by 1,294 people (2.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.57% 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 (+764 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+556 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+449 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-445 persons)