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Grasslands Ward

Five year age groups

There were 406 people over the age of 85 living in Grasslands Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Grasslands Ward provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Grasslands Ward'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 Grasslands Ward'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
Grasslands Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 43,7727.26.62,9726.66.5+800
5 to 93,4536.66.23,1036.96.8+350
10 to 143,4236.66.33,1367.07.2+287
15 to 193,4316.67.03,2897.37.4+142
20 to 244,0207.77.93,6858.27.6+335
25 to 294,5778.88.43,4887.77.1+1,089
30 to 344,3118.37.53,4437.67.3+868
35 to 393,9507.67.23,1597.07.5+791
40 to 443,5636.87.13,0766.87.3+487
45 to 493,2246.26.73,0826.87.2+142
50 to 543,1636.16.53,3987.56.9-235
55 to 593,3146.36.03,1507.06.2+164
60 to 643,0815.95.32,0244.54.5+1,057
65 to 691,8333.53.81,4703.33.4+363
70 to 741,2812.52.91,1082.52.7+173
75 to 798371.62.17671.72.1+70
80 to 845521.11.54751.11.4+77
85 and over4060.81.22640.60.9+142

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, Grasslands Ward: 0.8% 80 to 84, Grasslands Ward: 1.1% 75 to 79, Grasslands Ward: 1.6% 70 to 74, Grasslands Ward: 2.5% 65 to 69, Grasslands Ward: 3.5% 60 to 64, Grasslands Ward: 5.9% 55 to 59, Grasslands Ward: 6.3% 50 to 54, Grasslands Ward: 6.1% 45 to 49, Grasslands Ward: 6.2% 40 to 44, Grasslands Ward: 6.8% 35 to 39, Grasslands Ward: 7.6% 30 to 34, Grasslands Ward: 8.3% 25 to 29, Grasslands Ward: 8.8% 20 to 24, Grasslands Ward: 7.7% 15 to 19, Grasslands Ward: 6.6% 10 to 14, Grasslands Ward: 6.6% 5 to 9, Grasslands Ward: 6.6% 0 to 4, Grasslands Ward: 7.2%
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, Grasslands Ward: +142 80 to 84, Grasslands Ward: +77 75 to 79, Grasslands Ward: +70 70 to 74, Grasslands Ward: +173 65 to 69, Grasslands Ward: +363 60 to 64, Grasslands Ward: +1,057 55 to 59, Grasslands Ward: +164 50 to 54, Grasslands Ward: -235 45 to 49, Grasslands Ward: +142 40 to 44, Grasslands Ward: +487 35 to 39, Grasslands Ward: +791 30 to 34, Grasslands Ward: +868 25 to 29, Grasslands Ward: +1,089 20 to 24, Grasslands Ward: +335 15 to 19, Grasslands Ward: +142 10 to 14, Grasslands Ward: +287 5 to 9, Grasslands Ward: +350 0 to 4, Grasslands Ward: +800
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 Grasslands Ward in 2011 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, 20.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.4% 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 Grasslands Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.3% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.2% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Grasslands Ward's population increased by 7,102 people (15.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.97% 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 (+1,089 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+1,057 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+868 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+800 persons)