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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Five year age groups

There were 6,146 people over the age of 85 living in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of City of Canterbury Bankstown provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of City of Canterbury Bankstown'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 City of Canterbury Bankstown'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
City of Canterbury Bankstown - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
0 to 424,2427.66.822,2917.46.6+1,951
5 to 921,9266.96.321,3487.16.5+578
10 to 1420,8466.56.120,3896.86.5+457
15 to 1921,0406.66.319,9206.66.6+1,120
20 to 2421,6806.87.020,5946.97.2+1,086
25 to 2923,6407.47.820,6486.97.4+2,992
30 to 3422,9927.27.721,7497.27.9+1,243
35 to 3922,6057.17.621,6797.27.7+926
40 to 4422,0696.97.322,0147.37.6+55
45 to 4921,7746.87.021,0077.07.2+767
50 to 5420,5616.46.518,0596.06.3+2,502
55 to 5917,5455.55.716,2495.45.8+1,296
60 to 6415,3424.85.113,0884.44.4+2,254
65 to 6911,8383.73.810,9163.63.4+922
70 to 749,9343.12.99,7213.22.8+213
75 to 798,4472.62.39,2293.12.5-782
80 to 847,1802.21.96,8892.32.0+291
85 and over6,1461.91.84,5171.51.6+1,629

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.9% 80 to 84, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.2% 75 to 79, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.6% 70 to 74, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.1% 65 to 69, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.7% 60 to 64, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.8% 55 to 59, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 5.5% 50 to 54, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.4% 45 to 49, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.8% 40 to 44, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.9% 35 to 39, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.1% 30 to 34, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.2% 25 to 29, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.4% 20 to 24, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.8% 15 to 19, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% 10 to 14, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.5% 5 to 9, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.9% 0 to 4, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.6%
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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,629 80 to 84, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +291 75 to 79, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -782 70 to 74, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +213 65 to 69, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +922 60 to 64, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,254 55 to 59, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,296 50 to 54, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,502 45 to 49, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +767 40 to 44, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +55 35 to 39, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +926 30 to 34, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,243 25 to 29, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,992 20 to 24, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,086 15 to 19, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,120 10 to 14, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +457 5 to 9, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +578 0 to 4, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,951
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 21.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.6% 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.6% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (6.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.1% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Canterbury Bankstown's population increased by 19,502 people (6.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.27% 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 (+2,992 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+2,502 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+2,254 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+1,951 persons)

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