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Five year age groups

There were 2,517 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Casey in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Casey provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Casey'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 the City of Casey'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 Casey - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
0 to 419,9647.96.516,7747.86.3+3,190
5 to 919,1007.66.017,8358.36.3+1,265
10 to 1419,5417.75.918,0468.46.4+1,495
15 to 1919,3267.76.316,2217.56.7+3,105
20 to 2416,8556.77.514,4156.77.4+2,440
25 to 2917,6317.07.914,5946.87.1+3,037
30 to 3418,6627.47.516,7547.87.7+1,908
35 to 3920,0447.97.518,1308.47.9+1,914
40 to 4419,9567.97.517,5778.27.5+2,379
45 to 4918,4957.36.916,0767.57.2+2,419
50 to 5416,3546.56.413,2676.26.4+3,087
55 to 5913,1565.25.610,8235.05.9+2,333
60 to 6410,8014.35.17,5063.54.5+3,295
65 to 697,4883.03.95,4742.53.6+2,014
70 to 745,4452.23.04,1861.93.0+1,259
75 to 794,0261.62.43,3671.62.6+659
80 to 843,0221.22.02,2911.12.0+731
85 and over2,5171.01.81,6240.81.6+893

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 Melbourne: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% 85 and over, City of Casey: 1.0% 80 to 84, City of Casey: 1.2% 75 to 79, City of Casey: 1.6% 70 to 74, City of Casey: 2.2% 65 to 69, City of Casey: 3.0% 60 to 64, City of Casey: 4.3% 55 to 59, City of Casey: 5.2% 50 to 54, City of Casey: 6.5% 45 to 49, City of Casey: 7.3% 40 to 44, City of Casey: 7.9% 35 to 39, City of Casey: 7.9% 30 to 34, City of Casey: 7.4% 25 to 29, City of Casey: 7.0% 20 to 24, City of Casey: 6.7% 15 to 19, City of Casey: 7.7% 10 to 14, City of Casey: 7.7% 5 to 9, City of Casey: 7.6% 0 to 4, City of Casey: 7.9%
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 Casey: +893 80 to 84, City of Casey: +731 75 to 79, City of Casey: +659 70 to 74, City of Casey: +1,259 65 to 69, City of Casey: +2,014 60 to 64, City of Casey: +3,295 55 to 59, City of Casey: +2,333 50 to 54, City of Casey: +3,087 45 to 49, City of Casey: +2,419 40 to 44, City of Casey: +2,379 35 to 39, City of Casey: +1,914 30 to 34, City of Casey: +1,908 25 to 29, City of Casey: +3,037 20 to 24, City of Casey: +2,440 15 to 19, City of Casey: +3,105 10 to 14, City of Casey: +1,495 5 to 9, City of Casey: +1,265 0 to 4, City of Casey: +3,190
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 the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 23.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 8.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Casey and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.6% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.7% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Casey's population increased by 37,423 people (17.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.26% 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 (+3,295 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+3,190 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+3,105 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+3,087 persons)