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Casey Growth Area

Five year age groups

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There were 222 people over the age of 85 living in Casey Growth Area in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Casey Growth Area provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Casey Growth Area'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 Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
0 to 43,77411.67.975710.07.9+3,017
5 to 92,7668.57.85627.47.6+2,204
10 to 142,0766.46.94636.17.7+1,613
15 to 191,6004.97.03995.27.7+1,201
20 to 241,9476.06.95727.56.7+1,375
25 to 293,2369.96.891912.17.0+2,317
30 to 344,19712.98.078710.47.4+3,410
35 to 393,1689.77.66558.67.9+2,513
40 to 442,2837.07.34996.67.9+1,784
45 to 491,7555.47.03765.07.3+1,379
50 to 541,4074.36.33805.06.5+1,027
55 to 591,1023.45.62623.45.2+840
60 to 649552.94.52353.14.3+720
65 to 698202.53.61942.63.0+626
70 to 745921.82.51481.92.2+444
75 to 794021.21.81251.71.6+276
80 to 842630.81.21241.61.2+139
85 and over2220.71.21421.91.0+80
Total population32,572100.0100.07,606100.0100.0+24,966
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 Casey Growth Area 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, 26.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 7.1% 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 Casey Growth Area and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (12.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (11.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (9.9% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (3.4% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Casey Growth Area's population increased by 24,966 people (328.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 33.76% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+3,410 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+3,017 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+2,513 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+2,317 persons)