Berwick Township - Beaconsfield
Five year age groups
There were 703 people over the age of 85 living in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield 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 Township - Beaconsfield'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?'
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016 compared to City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 17.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.1% 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 Township - Beaconsfield and City of Casey were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (3.3% compared to 1.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.9% compared to 1.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.4% compared to 8.0%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.6% compared to 7.9%)
From 2011 to 2016, Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's population increased by 462 people (2.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.43% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 75 to 79 (+204 persons)
- 10 to 14 (-198 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+173 persons)
- 40 to 44 (-160 persons)