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Cranbourne East

Five year age groups

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There were 284 people over the age of 85 living in Cranbourne East in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Cranbourne East 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 East'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 East'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
Cranbourne East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 42,54911.37.983810.57.9+1,711
5 to 92,0729.27.86448.17.6+1,427
10 to 141,6257.26.95076.47.7+1,118
15 to 191,1495.17.04055.17.7+744
20 to 241,2625.66.94605.86.7+802
25 to 291,9778.76.87919.97.0+1,187
30 to 342,77112.38.083110.57.4+1,940
35 to 392,2429.97.66808.67.9+1,562
40 to 441,6297.27.35266.67.9+1,103
45 to 491,1555.17.04195.37.3+736
50 to 548213.66.33414.36.5+480
55 to 596312.85.62443.15.2+386
60 to 645432.44.52803.54.3+263
65 to 695992.73.62172.73.0+382
70 to 745322.42.52162.72.2+316
75 to 794261.91.82062.61.6+220
80 to 843511.61.22032.61.2+148
85 and over2841.31.21341.71.0+150
Total population22,624100.0100.07,951100.0100.0+14,672
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 Cranbourne East in 2016 compared to City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 27.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.7% 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 Cranbourne East and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (12.3% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (11.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (2.8% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (3.6% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cranbourne East's population increased by 14,673 people (184.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 23.26% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+1,940 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+1,711 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+1,562 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+1,427 persons)