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Berwick (South)

Five year age groups

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There were 76 people over the age of 85 living in Berwick (South) in 2016, with largest age group being 5 to 9 year olds.

The Age Structure of Berwick (South) provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Berwick (South)'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 Berwick (South)'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Berwick (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 42,1208.57.92,32010.37.9-200
5 to 92,3919.67.82,1689.77.6+223
10 to 142,1978.86.91,9638.77.7+234
15 to 191,9627.97.01,6977.67.7+265
20 to 241,4825.96.91,1375.16.7+345
25 to 291,1524.66.81,4256.37.0-273
30 to 341,8647.58.01,9028.57.4-38
35 to 392,1378.67.62,34910.57.9-212
40 to 442,3699.57.32,1959.87.9+174
45 to 492,1338.67.01,5787.07.3+556
50 to 541,4966.06.31,1985.36.5+298
55 to 591,1414.65.68493.85.2+292
60 to 648583.44.56723.04.3+186
65 to 696942.83.64121.83.0+282
70 to 744401.82.52701.22.2+170
75 to 792791.11.81470.71.6+132
80 to 841320.51.21290.61.2+2
85 and over760.31.2410.21.0+34
Total population24,930100.0100.022,460100.0100.0+2,470
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Berwick (South) in 2016 compared to City of Casey 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, 26.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 6.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 22.7% and 10.3% respectively for City of Casey.

The major differences between the age structure of Berwick (South) and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (9.5% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.8% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (9.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Berwick (South)'s population increased by 2,470 people (11.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 45 to 49 (+556 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+345 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+298 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+292 persons)