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Lyndhurst

Five year age groups

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 13 people over the age of 85 living in Lyndhurst in 2016, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Lyndhurst provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Lyndhurst'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 Lyndhurst'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
Lyndhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 486012.87.961612.67.9+244
5 to 96609.87.83707.67.6+290
10 to 143935.86.92384.97.7+155
15 to 193264.87.02204.57.7+106
20 to 243314.96.92966.06.7+35
25 to 294707.06.867713.87.0-207
30 to 3484612.68.072014.77.4+126
35 to 3985012.67.652210.77.9+328
40 to 446049.07.33657.57.9+239
45 to 494056.07.02435.07.3+162
50 to 542824.26.32174.46.5+65
55 to 592523.75.61863.85.2+66
60 to 642223.34.51202.54.3+102
65 to 691101.63.6450.93.0+65
70 to 74570.82.5400.82.2+17
75 to 79410.61.840.11.6+37
80 to 8430.01.2100.21.2-7
85 and over130.21.270.11.0+6
Total population6,725100.0100.04,896100.0100.0+1,829
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Lyndhurst 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, 28.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 3.3% 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 Lyndhurst and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (12.6% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (12.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (12.6% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.8% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Lyndhurst's population increased by 1,829 people (37.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 6.55% per year over the period.

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

  • 35 to 39 (+328 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+290 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+244 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+239 persons)