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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Five year age groups

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There were 258 people over the age of 85 living in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
0 to 4554755217533
5 to 9476654666510
10 to 144806549365-13
15 to 1954976542767
20 to 246558753477121
25 to 29623875878736
30 to 34605775147691
35 to 39532765227710
40 to 444886657487-86
45 to 49581775297752
50 to 54546775127734
55 to 595286738456144
60 to 6437256370562
65 to 693374522535112
70 to 742113423234-21
75 to 791932319434-1
80 to 841522319833-46
85 and over258332273331
Total population8,1401001007,624100100516
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt 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, 18.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.1% 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (8.0% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (2.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.1% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park's population increased by 516 people (6.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.32% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (+144 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+121 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+112 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+91 persons)

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