There were 7,487 people over the age of 85 living in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|City of Canterbury Bankstown - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||Greater Sydney %||Number||%||Greater Sydney %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||24,976||7.2||6.4||24,242||7.6||6.8||+734|
|5 to 9||24,182||7.0||6.4||21,926||6.9||6.3||+2,256|
|10 to 14||21,883||6.3||5.8||20,846||6.5||6.1||+1,037|
|15 to 19||21,865||6.3||6.0||21,040||6.6||6.3||+825|
|20 to 24||24,494||7.1||7.1||21,680||6.8||7.0||+2,814|
|25 to 29||26,488||7.6||7.9||23,640||7.4||7.8||+2,848|
|30 to 34||26,567||7.7||8.1||22,992||7.2||7.7||+3,575|
|35 to 39||23,995||6.9||7.4||22,605||7.1||7.6||+1,390|
|40 to 44||22,859||6.6||7.1||22,069||6.9||7.3||+790|
|45 to 49||22,021||6.4||6.7||21,774||6.8||7.0||+247|
|50 to 54||21,786||6.3||6.3||20,561||6.4||6.5||+1,225|
|55 to 59||20,110||5.8||5.8||17,545||5.5||5.7||+2,565|
|60 to 64||16,828||4.9||5.0||15,342||4.8||5.1||+1,486|
|65 to 69||14,087||4.1||4.4||11,838||3.7||3.8||+2,249|
|70 to 74||10,810||3.1||3.3||9,934||3.1||2.9||+876|
|75 to 79||8,881||2.6||2.4||8,447||2.6||2.3||+434|
|80 to 84||6,986||2.0||1.8||7,180||2.2||1.9||-194|
|85 and over||7,487||2.2||2.0||6,146||1.9||1.8||+1,341|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 20.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 13.9% 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 (7.2% compared to 6.4%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.0% compared to 6.4%)
From 2011 to 2016, City of Canterbury Bankstown's population increased by 26,498 people (8.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.6% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 30 to 34 (+3,575 persons)
- 25 to 29 (+2,848 persons)
- 20 to 24 (+2,814 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+2,565 persons)