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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Five year age groups

There were 347 people over the age of 85 living in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - 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 43613.75.43143.25.1+47
5 to 93663.75.03723.85.4-6
10 to 144644.75.44174.25.7+47
15 to 195285.45.96686.85.9-140
20 to 245856.06.66206.36.3-35
25 to 294824.96.64654.75.8+17
30 to 344514.66.43914.06.5+60
35 to 394624.76.65115.27.5-49
40 to 445805.97.35255.37.3+55
45 to 495675.87.17267.47.3-159
50 to 547547.77.18758.96.6-121
55 to 598628.86.11,06510.86.6-203
60 to 6498910.15.97988.15.1+191
65 to 697147.34.55705.84.5+144
70 to 744774.94.04514.64.1+26
75 to 794374.53.54794.94.3-42
80 to 843813.93.23553.63.5+26
85 and over3473.53.22162.22.5+131

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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.5% 80 to 84, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.9% 75 to 79, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.5% 70 to 74, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.9% 65 to 69, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.3% 60 to 64, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 10.1% 55 to 59, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.8% 50 to 54, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.7% 45 to 49, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.8% 40 to 44, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.9% 35 to 39, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.7% 30 to 34, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.6% 25 to 29, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.9% 20 to 24, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.0% 15 to 19, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.4% 10 to 14, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.7% 5 to 9, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.7% 0 to 4, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.7%
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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +131 80 to 84, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +26 75 to 79, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -42 70 to 74, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +26 65 to 69, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +144 60 to 64, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +191 55 to 59, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -203 50 to 54, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -121 45 to 49, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -159 40 to 44, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +55 35 to 39, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -49 30 to 34, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +60 25 to 29, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +17 20 to 24, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -35 15 to 19, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -140 10 to 14, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +47 5 to 9, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -6 0 to 4, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +47
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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 12.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 24.0% 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (10.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.3% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson's population decreased by 11 people (0.1%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.02% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (-203 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+191 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-159 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+144 persons)