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?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Casey %||Number||%||City of Casey %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||1,214||5.6||7.9||1,196||5.7||7.9||+18|
|5 to 9||1,269||5.9||7.8||1,353||6.4||7.6||-84|
|10 to 14||1,343||6.2||6.9||1,541||7.3||7.7||-198|
|15 to 19||1,575||7.3||7.0||1,648||7.8||7.7||-73|
|20 to 24||1,370||6.4||6.9||1,358||6.4||6.7||+11|
|25 to 29||1,066||4.9||6.8||1,039||4.9||7.0||+27|
|30 to 34||1,157||5.4||8.0||1,049||5.0||7.4||+108|
|35 to 39||1,284||6.0||7.6||1,439||6.8||7.9||-155|
|40 to 44||1,459||6.8||7.3||1,620||7.7||7.9||-160|
|45 to 49||1,621||7.5||7.0||1,663||7.9||7.3||-42|
|50 to 54||1,573||7.3||6.3||1,441||6.8||6.5||+132|
|55 to 59||1,373||6.4||5.6||1,232||5.8||5.2||+141|
|60 to 64||1,119||5.2||4.5||1,034||4.9||4.3||+84|
|65 to 69||1,030||4.8||3.6||857||4.1||3.0||+173|
|70 to 74||923||4.3||2.5||790||3.7||2.2||+132|
|75 to 79||832||3.9||1.8||628||3.0||1.6||+204|
|80 to 84||637||3.0||1.2||589||2.8||1.2||+48|
|85 and over||703||3.3||1.2||606||2.9||1.0||+97|
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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)