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Casey Coast

Five year age groups

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There were 21 people over the age of 85 living in Casey Coast in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Casey Coast provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Casey Coast'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 Casey Coast'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
Casey Coast - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 42667.07.92737.67.9-8
5 to 92657.07.82557.17.6+11
10 to 142636.96.92637.47.70
15 to 192276.07.02226.27.7+5
20 to 241734.56.91895.36.7-16
25 to 292336.16.81704.87.0+63
30 to 342316.18.02256.37.4+6
35 to 392646.97.62958.27.9-31
40 to 442857.57.32938.27.9-8
45 to 492837.57.02858.07.3-1
50 to 542907.66.32807.86.5+10
55 to 592476.55.62657.45.2-18
60 to 642526.64.52517.04.3+1
65 to 692185.73.61153.23.0+102
70 to 741263.32.5962.72.2+30
75 to 791092.91.8541.51.6+55
80 to 84431.21.2290.81.2+14
85 and over210.61.2170.51.0+4
Total population3,806100.0100.03,587100.0100.0+220
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 Casey Coast 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, 20.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% 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 Casey Coast and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.7% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (4.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.1% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Casey Coast's population increased by 219 people (6.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.19% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+102 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+63 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+55 persons)

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