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Five year age groups

There were 3,338 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Charles Sturt in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Charles Sturt provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Charles Sturt'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 the City of Charles Sturt'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
City of Charles Sturt - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
0 to 45,6925.46.05,1165.15.7+576
5 to 95,2975.05.75,4475.46.0-150
10 to 145,6445.46.05,7135.76.4-69
15 to 196,2385.96.65,9065.96.8+332
20 to 246,9696.67.16,3556.37.1+614
25 to 296,9606.67.05,8215.86.2+1,139
30 to 346,6976.46.46,5166.56.6+181
35 to 396,9806.66.77,5607.57.2-580
40 to 447,7027.37.17,2917.37.4+411
45 to 497,4037.17.17,3537.37.4+50
50 to 547,4527.16.96,6446.66.8+808
55 to 596,3926.16.26,6106.66.5-218
60 to 646,2075.95.85,1385.14.9+1,069
65 to 694,7644.54.44,5734.53.9+191
70 to 744,1944.03.44,1664.13.3+28
75 to 793,7143.52.84,2864.33.2-572
80 to 843,3413.22.43,5143.52.6-173
85 and over3,3383.22.42,5242.52.1+814

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, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 80 to 84, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 75 to 79, Greater Adelaide: 2.8% 70 to 74, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% 65 to 69, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Adelaide: 5.8% 55 to 59, Greater Adelaide: 6.2% 50 to 54, Greater Adelaide: 6.9% 45 to 49, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 40 to 44, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 35 to 39, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% 30 to 34, Greater Adelaide: 6.4% 25 to 29, Greater Adelaide: 7.0% 20 to 24, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 15 to 19, Greater Adelaide: 6.6% 10 to 14, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 5 to 9, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% 0 to 4, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 85 and over, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: 5.9% 55 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: 6.1% 50 to 54, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Charles Sturt: 7.3% 35 to 39, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 30 to 34, City of Charles Sturt: 6.4% 25 to 29, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 20 to 24, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 15 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: 5.9% 10 to 14, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4%
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, City of Charles Sturt: +814 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: -173 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: -572 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: +28 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: +191 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: +1,069 55 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: -218 50 to 54, City of Charles Sturt: +808 45 to 49, City of Charles Sturt: +50 40 to 44, City of Charles Sturt: +411 35 to 39, City of Charles Sturt: -580 30 to 34, City of Charles Sturt: +181 25 to 29, City of Charles Sturt: +1,139 20 to 24, City of Charles Sturt: +614 15 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: +332 10 to 14, City of Charles Sturt: -69 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: -150 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: +576
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 the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 15.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.7% and 15.5% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Charles Sturt and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (3.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (3.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.5% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (5.0% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Charles Sturt's population increased by 4,451 people (4.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.87% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+1,139 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+1,069 persons)
  • 85 and over (+814 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+808 persons)