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.
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)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Charles Sturt %||Number||%||City of Charles Sturt %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||554||7||5||521||7||5||33|
|5 to 9||476||6||5||466||6||5||10|
|10 to 14||480||6||5||493||6||5||-13|
|15 to 19||549||7||6||542||7||6||7|
|20 to 24||655||8||7||534||7||7||121|
|25 to 29||623||8||7||587||8||7||36|
|30 to 34||605||7||7||514||7||6||91|
|35 to 39||532||7||6||522||7||7||10|
|40 to 44||488||6||6||574||8||7||-86|
|45 to 49||581||7||7||529||7||7||52|
|50 to 54||546||7||7||512||7||7||34|
|55 to 59||528||6||7||384||5||6||144|
|60 to 64||372||5||6||370||5||6||2|
|65 to 69||337||4||5||225||3||5||112|
|70 to 74||211||3||4||232||3||4||-21|
|75 to 79||193||2||3||194||3||4||-1|
|80 to 84||152||2||3||198||3||3||-46|
|85 and over||258||3||3||227||3||3||31|
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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%)
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)