West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson
Five year age groups
There were 385 people over the age of 85 living in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016, with largest age group being 65 to 69 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - 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||377||3.7||5.4||361||3.7||5.4||+16|
|5 to 9||453||4.5||5.2||366||3.7||5.0||+87|
|10 to 14||451||4.5||5.0||464||4.7||5.4||-13|
|15 to 19||519||5.1||5.6||528||5.4||5.9||-9|
|20 to 24||508||5.0||6.7||585||6.0||6.6||-77|
|25 to 29||436||4.3||7.0||482||4.9||6.6||-46|
|30 to 34||434||4.3||7.0||451||4.6||6.4||-17|
|35 to 39||481||4.8||6.2||462||4.7||6.6||+19|
|40 to 44||537||5.3||6.4||580||5.9||7.3||-43|
|45 to 49||631||6.3||7.1||567||5.8||7.1||+64|
|50 to 54||650||6.4||6.9||754||7.7||7.1||-104|
|55 to 59||762||7.6||6.7||862||8.8||6.1||-100|
|60 to 64||877||8.7||5.8||989||10.1||5.9||-112|
|65 to 69||1,007||10.0||5.4||714||7.3||4.5||+293|
|70 to 74||715||7.1||4.1||477||4.9||4.0||+238|
|75 to 79||500||5.0||3.5||437||4.5||3.5||+63|
|80 to 84||365||3.6||2.8||381||3.9||3.2||-16|
|85 and over||385||3.8||3.3||347||3.5||3.2||+38|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 compared to 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, 12.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 29.5% 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and City of Charles Sturt were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (10.0% compared to 5.4%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (7.1% compared to 4.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (8.7% compared to 5.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.3% compared to 7.0%)
From 2011 to 2016, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson's population increased by 281 people (2.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.57% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 65 to 69 (+293 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+238 persons)
- 60 to 64 (-112 persons)
- 50 to 54 (-104 persons)