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Taylors Ward

Five year age groups

There were 477 people over the age of 85 living in Taylors Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Taylors 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 Taylors 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 Taylors 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
Taylors Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
0 to 42,7465.56.63,4636.96.5-717
5 to 93,3486.76.23,8397.76.8-491
10 to 143,5687.26.34,3138.67.2-745
15 to 194,2258.57.04,3878.77.4-161
20 to 244,1148.37.93,7007.47.6+415
25 to 293,3156.78.43,0576.17.1+259
30 to 342,9105.87.53,5137.07.3-603
35 to 393,3866.87.24,0768.17.5-690
40 to 443,8437.77.14,3898.87.3-546
45 to 494,1408.36.74,2348.47.2-95
50 to 543,9608.06.53,5077.06.9+453
55 to 593,1326.36.02,5915.26.2+541
60 to 642,3834.85.31,7553.54.5+628
65 to 691,7043.43.81,1332.33.4+571
70 to 741,0872.22.97801.62.7+306
75 to 798471.72.16351.32.1+212
80 to 845631.11.53780.81.4+185
85 and over4771.01.23920.80.9+85

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, Taylors Ward: 1.0% 80 to 84, Taylors Ward: 1.1% 75 to 79, Taylors Ward: 1.7% 70 to 74, Taylors Ward: 2.2% 65 to 69, Taylors Ward: 3.4% 60 to 64, Taylors Ward: 4.8% 55 to 59, Taylors Ward: 6.3% 50 to 54, Taylors Ward: 8.0% 45 to 49, Taylors Ward: 8.3% 40 to 44, Taylors Ward: 7.7% 35 to 39, Taylors Ward: 6.8% 30 to 34, Taylors Ward: 5.8% 25 to 29, Taylors Ward: 6.7% 20 to 24, Taylors Ward: 8.3% 15 to 19, Taylors Ward: 8.5% 10 to 14, Taylors Ward: 7.2% 5 to 9, Taylors Ward: 6.7% 0 to 4, Taylors Ward: 5.5%
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, Taylors Ward: +85 80 to 84, Taylors Ward: +185 75 to 79, Taylors Ward: +212 70 to 74, Taylors Ward: +306 65 to 69, Taylors Ward: +571 60 to 64, Taylors Ward: +628 55 to 59, Taylors Ward: +541 50 to 54, Taylors Ward: +453 45 to 49, Taylors Ward: -95 40 to 44, Taylors Ward: -546 35 to 39, Taylors Ward: -690 30 to 34, Taylors Ward: -603 25 to 29, Taylors Ward: +259 20 to 24, Taylors Ward: +415 15 to 19, Taylors Ward: -161 10 to 14, Taylors Ward: -745 5 to 9, Taylors Ward: -491 0 to 4, Taylors Ward: -717
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 Taylors Ward in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.4% 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 Taylors Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.3% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (8.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.7% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.8% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Taylors Ward's population decreased by 394 people (0.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.16% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 10 to 14 (-745 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-717 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-690 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+628 persons)