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West Croydon and District

Five year age groups

There were 231 people over the age of 85 living in West Croydon and District in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of West Croydon and District 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 Croydon and District'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 West Croydon and District'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
West Croydon and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
0 to 45896.05.45636.15.1+26
5 to 95866.05.05906.35.4-4
10 to 145515.65.45175.65.7+34
15 to 195635.75.95405.85.9+23
20 to 247167.36.66256.76.3+91
25 to 297617.86.65926.45.8+169
30 to 346796.96.47197.76.5-40
35 to 397958.16.67938.57.5+2
40 to 448158.37.37207.77.3+95
45 to 496736.97.17187.77.3-45
50 to 547177.37.15465.96.6+171
55 to 595105.26.14605.06.6+50
60 to 644324.45.93583.95.1+74
65 to 693013.14.53884.24.5-87
70 to 743433.54.03183.44.1+25
75 to 793053.13.53684.04.3-63
80 to 842502.53.22732.93.5-23
85 and over2312.43.22042.22.5+27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: 5.9% 55 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: 6.1% 50 to 54, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Charles Sturt: 7.3% 35 to 39, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 30 to 34, City of Charles Sturt: 6.4% 25 to 29, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 20 to 24, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% 15 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: 5.9% 10 to 14, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 85 and over, West Croydon and District: 2.4% 80 to 84, West Croydon and District: 2.5% 75 to 79, West Croydon and District: 3.1% 70 to 74, West Croydon and District: 3.5% 65 to 69, West Croydon and District: 3.1% 60 to 64, West Croydon and District: 4.4% 55 to 59, West Croydon and District: 5.2% 50 to 54, West Croydon and District: 7.3% 45 to 49, West Croydon and District: 6.9% 40 to 44, West Croydon and District: 8.3% 35 to 39, West Croydon and District: 8.1% 30 to 34, West Croydon and District: 6.9% 25 to 29, West Croydon and District: 7.8% 20 to 24, West Croydon and District: 7.3% 15 to 19, West Croydon and District: 5.7% 10 to 14, West Croydon and District: 5.6% 5 to 9, West Croydon and District: 6.0% 0 to 4, West Croydon and District: 6.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, West Croydon and District: +27 80 to 84, West Croydon and District: -23 75 to 79, West Croydon and District: -63 70 to 74, West Croydon and District: +25 65 to 69, West Croydon and District: -87 60 to 64, West Croydon and District: +74 55 to 59, West Croydon and District: +50 50 to 54, West Croydon and District: +171 45 to 49, West Croydon and District: -45 40 to 44, West Croydon and District: +95 35 to 39, West Croydon and District: +2 30 to 34, West Croydon and District: -40 25 to 29, West Croydon and District: +169 20 to 24, West Croydon and District: +91 15 to 19, West Croydon and District: +23 10 to 14, West Croydon and District: +34 5 to 9, West Croydon and District: -4 0 to 4, West Croydon and District: +26
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of West Croydon and District in 2011 compared to the 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, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.8% and 18.4% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the age structure of West Croydon and District and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (8.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (7.8% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.4% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.1% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, West Croydon and District's population increased by 524 people (5.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.1% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 50 to 54 (+171 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+169 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+95 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+91 persons)