Five year age groups
There were 226 people over the age of 85 living in Findon in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.
The Age Structure of Findon provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Findon'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Findon in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 15.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.5% and 19.0% respectively for City of Charles Sturt.
The major differences between the age structure of Findon and City of Charles Sturt were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.3% compared to 7.0%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.2% compared to 5.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.2% compared to 5.4%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.6% compared to 6.7%)
From 2011 to 2016, Findon's population increased by 492 people (8.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.67% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 25 to 29 (+93 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+76 persons)
- 50 to 54 (+73 persons)
- 30 to 34 (+69 persons)