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Berwick - Beaconsfield

Five year age groups

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There were 802 people over the age of 85 living in Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2016, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Berwick - Beaconsfield provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Berwick - Beaconsfield'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 Berwick - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 43,4097.17.93,5717.97.9-162
5 to 93,7637.87.83,6168.07.6+147
10 to 143,6697.66.93,6468.17.7+23
15 to 193,7207.77.03,4977.87.7+223
20 to 242,9946.26.92,6405.96.7+353
25 to 292,2934.86.82,5185.67.0-225
30 to 343,0806.48.02,9996.77.4+81
35 to 393,5237.37.63,8518.67.9-328
40 to 443,9238.17.33,9328.77.9-9
45 to 493,9088.17.03,3797.57.3+529
50 to 543,2346.76.32,7856.26.5+449
55 to 592,6595.55.62,1834.85.2+476
60 to 642,1144.44.51,7994.04.3+315
65 to 691,8123.83.61,3102.93.0+502
70 to 741,4102.92.51,1172.52.2+293
75 to 791,1542.41.87881.81.6+366
80 to 847881.61.27321.61.2+55
85 and over8021.71.26511.41.0+151
Total population48,264100.0100.045,023100.0100.0+3,241
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 Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2016 compared to City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 22.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.4% 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.4% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Berwick - Beaconsfield's population increased by 3,241 people (7.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.4% per year over the period.

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

  • 45 to 49 (+529 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+502 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+476 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+449 persons)