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Narre Warren South

Five year age groups

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There were 99 people over the age of 85 living in Narre Warren South in 2016, with largest age group being 5 to 9 year olds.

The Age Structure of Narre Warren 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 Narre Warren 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 Narre Warren 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
Narre Warren South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 42,1197.07.92,5398.97.9-420
5 to 92,7119.07.82,7369.67.6-25
10 to 142,7119.06.92,7389.67.7-27
15 to 192,7018.97.02,4248.57.7+277
20 to 242,2777.56.91,6735.86.7+604
25 to 291,5825.26.81,5825.57.00
30 to 341,8516.18.02,0857.37.4-234
35 to 392,2717.57.62,6439.27.9-372
40 to 442,6408.77.32,6479.27.9-7
45 to 492,5898.57.02,1807.67.3+408
50 to 542,0206.76.31,7656.26.5+255
55 to 591,6285.45.61,1954.25.2+433
60 to 641,1273.74.59163.24.3+210
65 to 698492.83.66422.23.0+207
70 to 746062.02.53961.42.2+210
75 to 793111.01.82640.91.6+47
80 to 841870.61.21420.51.2+45
85 and over990.31.2760.31.0+23
Total population30,286100.0100.028,652100.0100.0+1,634
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 Narre Warren South 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, 24.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 6.8% 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 Narre Warren South and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (9.0% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (8.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.2% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Narre Warren South's population increased by 1,634 people (5.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.12% per year over the period.

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

  • 20 to 24 (+604 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+433 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-420 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+408 persons)