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Casey Foothills

Five year age groups

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There were 198 people over the age of 85 living in Casey Foothills in 2016, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Casey Foothills 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 Foothills'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 Foothills'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
Casey Foothills - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 44414.27.94574.97.9-15
5 to 96476.27.86396.87.6+8
10 to 147557.26.98949.57.7-139
15 to 199629.27.09109.77.7+51
20 to 248658.36.96737.16.7+192
25 to 294454.36.83363.67.0+110
30 to 343783.68.03013.27.4+77
35 to 394874.77.65315.67.9-43
40 to 446576.37.37768.27.9-119
45 to 499048.77.08779.37.3+28
50 to 549218.86.38118.66.5+110
55 to 598488.15.66807.25.2+168
60 to 646936.74.55365.74.3+157
65 to 695295.13.63193.43.0+210
70 to 743233.12.52472.62.2+75
75 to 792172.11.81601.71.6+57
80 to 841431.41.21091.21.2+34
85 and over1981.91.21541.61.0+44
Total population10,423100.0100.09,417100.0100.0+1,006
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 Foothills 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, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.5% 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 Casey Foothills and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.6% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (4.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.7% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Casey Foothills's population increased by 1,006 people (10.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.05% 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 (+210 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+192 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+168 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+157 persons)