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There were 175 people over the age of 85 living in Cranbourne in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Cranbourne provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Cranbourne'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 Cranbourne'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Cranbourne - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,5428.37.91,0236.97.8+519
5 to 91,2546.77.61,0547.18.3+200
10 to 141,2196.57.71,1447.88.4+75
15 to 191,3647.37.71,0977.47.5+267
20 to 241,3417.26.71,1397.76.7+202
25 to 291,4497.87.09656.56.8+484
30 to 341,4527.87.41,0537.17.8+399
35 to 391,3297.17.99936.78.4+336
40 to 441,3677.37.91,0737.38.2+294
45 to 491,2866.97.31,1327.77.5+154
50 to 541,1586.26.59936.76.2+165
55 to 591,0145.45.29266.35.0+88
60 to 641,0065.44.36334.33.5+373
65 to 696143.33.04242.92.5+190
70 to 744462.42.23912.71.9+55
75 to 793141.71.63472.41.6-33
80 to 842821.51.22421.61.1+40
85 and over1750.91.01250.80.8+50

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Casey: 1.0% 80 to 84, City of Casey: 1.2% 75 to 79, City of Casey: 1.6% 70 to 74, City of Casey: 2.2% 65 to 69, City of Casey: 3.0% 60 to 64, City of Casey: 4.3% 55 to 59, City of Casey: 5.2% 50 to 54, City of Casey: 6.5% 45 to 49, City of Casey: 7.3% 40 to 44, City of Casey: 7.9% 35 to 39, City of Casey: 7.9% 30 to 34, City of Casey: 7.4% 25 to 29, City of Casey: 7.0% 20 to 24, City of Casey: 6.7% 15 to 19, City of Casey: 7.7% 10 to 14, City of Casey: 7.7% 5 to 9, City of Casey: 7.6% 0 to 4, City of Casey: 7.9% 85 and over, Cranbourne: 0.9% 80 to 84, Cranbourne: 1.5% 75 to 79, Cranbourne: 1.7% 70 to 74, Cranbourne: 2.4% 65 to 69, Cranbourne: 3.3% 60 to 64, Cranbourne: 5.4% 55 to 59, Cranbourne: 5.4% 50 to 54, Cranbourne: 6.2% 45 to 49, Cranbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Cranbourne: 7.3% 35 to 39, Cranbourne: 7.1% 30 to 34, Cranbourne: 7.8% 25 to 29, Cranbourne: 7.8% 20 to 24, Cranbourne: 7.2% 15 to 19, Cranbourne: 7.3% 10 to 14, Cranbourne: 6.5% 5 to 9, Cranbourne: 6.7% 0 to 4, Cranbourne: 8.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Cranbourne: +50 80 to 84, Cranbourne: +40 75 to 79, Cranbourne: -33 70 to 74, Cranbourne: +55 65 to 69, Cranbourne: +190 60 to 64, Cranbourne: +373 55 to 59, Cranbourne: +88 50 to 54, Cranbourne: +165 45 to 49, Cranbourne: +154 40 to 44, Cranbourne: +294 35 to 39, Cranbourne: +336 30 to 34, Cranbourne: +399 25 to 29, Cranbourne: +484 20 to 24, Cranbourne: +202 15 to 19, Cranbourne: +267 10 to 14, Cranbourne: +75 5 to 9, Cranbourne: +200 0 to 4, Cranbourne: +519
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Cranbourne in 2011 compared to the 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, 21.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 23.2% and 8.9% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the age structure of Cranbourne and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.4% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (6.5% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (6.7% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cranbourne's population increased by 3,859 people (26.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 4.76% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 0 to 4 (+519 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+484 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+399 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+373 persons)