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There were 7 people over the age of 85 living in Lyndhurst in 2011, with largest age group being 30 to 34 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.

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
Lyndhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
0 to 461612.67.95510.57.8+561
5 to 93707.67.6407.78.3+330
10 to 142384.97.7275.28.4+211
15 to 192204.57.7244.67.5+196
20 to 242966.06.7336.36.7+263
25 to 2967713.87.07614.66.8+601
30 to 3472014.77.45410.37.8+666
35 to 3952210.77.9438.28.4+479
40 to 443657.57.95911.38.2+306
45 to 492435.07.3315.97.5+212
50 to 542174.46.5336.36.2+184
55 to 591863.85.2224.25.0+164
60 to 641202.54.361.13.5+114
65 to 69450.93.0132.52.5+32
70 to 74400.82.261.11.9+34
75 to 7940.11.600.01.6+4
80 to 84100.21.200.01.1+10
85 and over70.11.000.00.8+7

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, Lyndhurst: 0.1% 80 to 84, Lyndhurst: 0.2% 75 to 79, Lyndhurst: 0.1% 70 to 74, Lyndhurst: 0.8% 65 to 69, Lyndhurst: 0.9% 60 to 64, Lyndhurst: 2.5% 55 to 59, Lyndhurst: 3.8% 50 to 54, Lyndhurst: 4.4% 45 to 49, Lyndhurst: 5.0% 40 to 44, Lyndhurst: 7.5% 35 to 39, Lyndhurst: 10.7% 30 to 34, Lyndhurst: 14.7% 25 to 29, Lyndhurst: 13.8% 20 to 24, Lyndhurst: 6.0% 15 to 19, Lyndhurst: 4.5% 10 to 14, Lyndhurst: 4.9% 5 to 9, Lyndhurst: 7.6% 0 to 4, Lyndhurst: 12.6%
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, Lyndhurst: +7 80 to 84, Lyndhurst: +10 75 to 79, Lyndhurst: +4 70 to 74, Lyndhurst: +34 65 to 69, Lyndhurst: +32 60 to 64, Lyndhurst: +114 55 to 59, Lyndhurst: +164 50 to 54, Lyndhurst: +184 45 to 49, Lyndhurst: +212 40 to 44, Lyndhurst: +306 35 to 39, Lyndhurst: +479 30 to 34, Lyndhurst: +666 25 to 29, Lyndhurst: +601 20 to 24, Lyndhurst: +263 15 to 19, Lyndhurst: +196 10 to 14, Lyndhurst: +211 5 to 9, Lyndhurst: +330 0 to 4, Lyndhurst: +561
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 Lyndhurst in 2011 compared to the 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, 25.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 2.2% 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 Lyndhurst and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (14.7% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (13.8% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (12.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.5% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Lyndhurst's population increased by 4,374 people (837.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 56.47% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+666 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+601 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+561 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+479 persons)