Five year age groups
There were 22 people over the age of 85 living in Devon Meadows in 2016, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.
The Age Structure of Devon Meadows provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Devon Meadows'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Devon Meadows - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Casey %||Number||%||City of Casey %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||76||4.9||7.9||82||5.3||7.9||-6|
|5 to 9||95||6.1||7.8||79||5.1||7.6||+16|
|10 to 14||67||4.3||6.9||125||8.0||7.7||-58|
|15 to 19||113||7.2||7.0||107||6.9||7.7||+6|
|20 to 24||104||6.6||6.9||107||6.9||6.7||-3|
|25 to 29||97||6.2||6.8||84||5.4||7.0||+12|
|30 to 34||58||3.7||8.0||56||3.6||7.4||+2|
|35 to 39||70||4.5||7.6||90||5.8||7.9||-20|
|40 to 44||82||5.3||7.3||126||8.1||7.9||-44|
|45 to 49||129||8.2||7.0||114||7.3||7.3||+15|
|50 to 54||124||8.0||6.3||132||8.5||6.5||-7|
|55 to 59||141||9.0||5.6||114||7.3||5.2||+27|
|60 to 64||113||7.2||4.5||117||7.5||4.3||-4|
|65 to 69||112||7.2||3.6||85||5.5||3.0||+27|
|70 to 74||92||5.9||2.5||55||3.6||2.2||+37|
|75 to 79||41||2.7||1.8||23||1.5||1.6||+18|
|80 to 84||25||1.6||1.2||29||1.9||1.2||-5|
|85 and over||22||1.4||1.2||25||1.6||1.0||-3|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Devon Meadows 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, 15.2% 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 Devon Meadows and City of Casey were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.2% compared to 3.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (9.0% compared to 5.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.9% compared to 2.5%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.7% compared to 8.0%)
From 2011 to 2016, Devon Meadows's population increased by 11 people (0.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.14% per year over the period.
The largest change in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 was in the age group:
- 10 to 14 (-58 persons)