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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Five year age groups

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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.

To get a more complete picture Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,2145.67.91,1965.77.9+18
5 to 91,2695.97.81,3536.47.6-84
10 to 141,3436.26.91,5417.37.7-198
15 to 191,5757.37.01,6487.87.7-73
20 to 241,3706.46.91,3586.46.7+11
25 to 291,0664.96.81,0394.97.0+27
30 to 341,1575.48.01,0495.07.4+108
35 to 391,2846.07.61,4396.87.9-155
40 to 441,4596.87.31,6207.77.9-160
45 to 491,6217.57.01,6637.97.3-42
50 to 541,5737.36.31,4416.86.5+132
55 to 591,3736.45.61,2325.85.2+141
60 to 641,1195.24.51,0344.94.3+84
65 to 691,0304.83.68574.13.0+173
70 to 749234.32.57903.72.2+132
75 to 798323.91.86283.01.6+204
80 to 846373.01.25892.81.2+48
85 and over7033.31.26062.91.0+97
Total population21,554100.0100.021,092100.0100.0+462
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)