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Cranbourne South

Five year age groups

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There were 25 people over the age of 85 living in Cranbourne South in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Cranbourne South 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 South'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 South'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 South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 4533.27.9663.97.9-13
5 to 9664.07.81016.07.6-35
10 to 14975.96.91116.67.7-14
15 to 191267.77.017010.17.7-44
20 to 241398.56.91398.26.70
25 to 29774.76.8623.77.0+15
30 to 34513.18.0583.47.4-7
35 to 39694.27.6845.07.9-15
40 to 441036.37.31217.27.9-18
45 to 491358.37.01539.17.3-18
50 to 541519.26.31488.86.5+3
55 to 591368.35.61337.95.2+3
60 to 641277.84.51358.04.3-8
65 to 691147.03.6855.03.0+29
70 to 74935.72.5523.12.2+41
75 to 79402.41.8372.21.6+3
80 to 84342.11.2191.11.2+15
85 and over251.51.2130.81.0+12
Total population1,636100.0100.01,687100.0100.0-51
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 South 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, 13.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.7% 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 South and City of Casey were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (3.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (4.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.2% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cranbourne South's population decreased by 51 people (3.0%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.61% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Cranbourne South between 2011 and 2016.