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Camden Council area

Five year age groups

There were 768 people over the age of 85 living in Camden Council area in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Camden Council area provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Camden Council area'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 Camden Council area'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
Camden Council area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
0 to 44,5778.16.84,2368.56.6+341
5 to 94,6638.26.34,2708.66.5+393
10 to 144,5218.06.14,1868.46.5+335
15 to 194,2357.56.33,7207.56.6+515
20 to 243,5186.27.02,9846.07.2+534
25 to 293,5986.37.83,0486.17.4+550
30 to 343,8776.87.74,2198.57.9-342
35 to 394,7618.47.64,2428.57.7+519
40 to 444,3917.77.33,8847.87.6+507
45 to 493,9617.07.03,3666.87.2+595
50 to 543,5106.26.52,9195.96.3+591
55 to 592,9815.35.72,5925.25.8+389
60 to 642,6184.65.11,7623.54.4+856
65 to 691,7643.13.81,2772.63.4+487
70 to 741,3242.32.99892.02.8+335
75 to 799431.72.37731.62.5+170
80 to 847101.31.96431.32.0+67
85 and over7681.41.85341.11.6+234

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, Greater Sydney: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Sydney: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Sydney: 2.3% 70 to 74, Greater Sydney: 2.9% 65 to 69, Greater Sydney: 3.8% 60 to 64, Greater Sydney: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Sydney: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Sydney: 6.5% 45 to 49, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 40 to 44, Greater Sydney: 7.3% 35 to 39, Greater Sydney: 7.6% 30 to 34, Greater Sydney: 7.7% 25 to 29, Greater Sydney: 7.8% 20 to 24, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 15 to 19, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Sydney: 6.1% 5 to 9, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 0 to 4, Greater Sydney: 6.8% 85 and over, Camden Council area: 1.4% 80 to 84, Camden Council area: 1.3% 75 to 79, Camden Council area: 1.7% 70 to 74, Camden Council area: 2.3% 65 to 69, Camden Council area: 3.1% 60 to 64, Camden Council area: 4.6% 55 to 59, Camden Council area: 5.3% 50 to 54, Camden Council area: 6.2% 45 to 49, Camden Council area: 7.0% 40 to 44, Camden Council area: 7.7% 35 to 39, Camden Council area: 8.4% 30 to 34, Camden Council area: 6.8% 25 to 29, Camden Council area: 6.3% 20 to 24, Camden Council area: 6.2% 15 to 19, Camden Council area: 7.5% 10 to 14, Camden Council area: 8.0% 5 to 9, Camden Council area: 8.2% 0 to 4, Camden Council area: 8.1%
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, Camden Council area: +234 80 to 84, Camden Council area: +67 75 to 79, Camden Council area: +170 70 to 74, Camden Council area: +335 65 to 69, Camden Council area: +487 60 to 64, Camden Council area: +856 55 to 59, Camden Council area: +389 50 to 54, Camden Council area: +591 45 to 49, Camden Council area: +595 40 to 44, Camden Council area: +507 35 to 39, Camden Council area: +519 30 to 34, Camden Council area: -342 25 to 29, Camden Council area: +550 20 to 24, Camden Council area: +534 15 to 19, Camden Council area: +515 10 to 14, Camden Council area: +335 5 to 9, Camden Council area: +393 0 to 4, Camden Council area: +341
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 Camden Council area in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney 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, 24.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 12.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between the age structure of Camden Council area and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (8.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.3% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Camden Council area's population increased by 7,076 people (14.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.7% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+856 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+595 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+591 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+550 persons)

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