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?'
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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)