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Harvester Ward

Five year age groups

There were 915 people over the age of 85 living in Harvester Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Harvester 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 Harvester 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 Harvester 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
Harvester Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 43,4317.06.62,5346.06.5+897
5 to 92,8765.86.22,6496.36.8+227
10 to 142,7795.66.32,5846.27.2+195
15 to 192,9486.07.02,6086.27.4+340
20 to 243,8707.87.93,0027.27.6+868
25 to 294,7859.78.43,2307.77.1+1,555
30 to 344,3028.77.53,3748.07.3+928
35 to 393,7807.77.23,2187.77.5+562
40 to 443,3096.77.12,7946.77.3+515
45 to 492,8805.86.72,6956.47.2+185
50 to 542,7575.66.52,5756.16.9+182
55 to 592,5135.16.02,4145.86.2+99
60 to 642,3304.75.32,1045.04.5+226
65 to 691,8833.83.81,7954.33.4+88
70 to 741,6533.32.91,4943.62.7+159
75 to 791,2952.62.11,2843.12.1+11
80 to 841,0412.11.51,0242.41.4+17
85 and over9151.91.25841.40.9+331

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, Harvester Ward: 1.9% 80 to 84, Harvester Ward: 2.1% 75 to 79, Harvester Ward: 2.6% 70 to 74, Harvester Ward: 3.3% 65 to 69, Harvester Ward: 3.8% 60 to 64, Harvester Ward: 4.7% 55 to 59, Harvester Ward: 5.1% 50 to 54, Harvester Ward: 5.6% 45 to 49, Harvester Ward: 5.8% 40 to 44, Harvester Ward: 6.7% 35 to 39, Harvester Ward: 7.7% 30 to 34, Harvester Ward: 8.7% 25 to 29, Harvester Ward: 9.7% 20 to 24, Harvester Ward: 7.8% 15 to 19, Harvester Ward: 6.0% 10 to 14, Harvester Ward: 5.6% 5 to 9, Harvester Ward: 5.8% 0 to 4, Harvester Ward: 7.0%
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, Harvester Ward: +331 80 to 84, Harvester Ward: +17 75 to 79, Harvester Ward: +11 70 to 74, Harvester Ward: +159 65 to 69, Harvester Ward: +88 60 to 64, Harvester Ward: +226 55 to 59, Harvester Ward: +99 50 to 54, Harvester Ward: +182 45 to 49, Harvester Ward: +185 40 to 44, Harvester Ward: +515 35 to 39, Harvester Ward: +562 30 to 34, Harvester Ward: +928 25 to 29, Harvester Ward: +1,555 20 to 24, Harvester Ward: +868 15 to 19, Harvester Ward: +340 10 to 14, Harvester Ward: +195 5 to 9, Harvester Ward: +227 0 to 4, Harvester Ward: +897
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 Harvester Ward 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, 18.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.8% 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 Harvester Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (9.7% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (6.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (5.6% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Harvester Ward's population increased by 7,385 people (17.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.3% 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 (+1,555 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+928 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+897 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+868 persons)