West Beach - Henley Beach South
Five year age groups
There were 122 people over the age of 85 living in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of West Beach - Henley Beach South provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of West Beach - Henley Beach South'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|
|West Beach - Henley Beach South - 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||277||4.9||5.4||263||5.1||5.4||+14|
|5 to 9||262||4.6||5.2||244||4.7||5.0||+18|
|10 to 14||326||5.8||5.0||279||5.4||5.4||+47|
|15 to 19||331||5.9||5.6||312||6.1||5.9||+19|
|20 to 24||384||6.8||6.7||367||7.1||6.6||+17|
|25 to 29||364||6.5||7.0||350||6.8||6.6||+14|
|30 to 34||355||6.3||7.0||362||7.0||6.4||-7|
|35 to 39||405||7.2||6.2||375||7.3||6.6||+30|
|40 to 44||385||6.8||6.4||395||7.7||7.3||-10|
|45 to 49||430||7.6||7.1||358||6.9||7.1||+72|
|50 to 54||380||6.7||6.9||399||7.7||7.1||-19|
|55 to 59||413||7.3||6.7||348||6.8||6.1||+65|
|60 to 64||369||6.5||5.8||285||5.5||5.9||+84|
|65 to 69||290||5.1||5.4||240||4.7||4.5||+50|
|70 to 74||251||4.5||4.1||169||3.3||4.0||+82|
|75 to 79||160||2.8||3.5||166||3.2||3.5||-6|
|80 to 84||134||2.4||2.8||130||2.5||3.2||+4|
|85 and over||122||2.2||3.3||113||2.2||3.2||+9|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 15.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.0% 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 West Beach - Henley Beach South and City of Charles Sturt were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.2% compared to 6.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.8% compared to 5.0%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.5% compared to 5.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.2% compared to 3.3%)
From 2011 to 2016, West Beach - Henley Beach South's population increased by 483 people (9.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.81% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 60 to 64 (+84 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+82 persons)
- 45 to 49 (+72 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+65 persons)