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Findon Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 437 people over the age of 85 living in Findon Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Findon Ward provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Findon Ward'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 Findon Ward'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Findon Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
0 to 46804.85.46024.55.4+78
5 to 96974.95.26715.05.0+26
10 to 146514.65.07175.35.4-66
15 to 198496.05.68376.25.9+12
20 to 248966.36.78226.16.6+74
25 to 299236.57.08096.06.6+114
30 to 348646.17.07825.86.4+82
35 to 398225.86.28296.16.6-7
40 to 448966.36.49667.17.3-70
45 to 499957.07.11,0307.67.1-35
50 to 541,0887.76.98136.07.1+275
55 to 598636.16.77555.66.1+108
60 to 647305.15.88526.35.9-122
65 to 698335.95.47935.94.5+40
70 to 747595.34.17915.94.0-32
75 to 797285.13.56524.83.5+76
80 to 844993.52.84823.63.2+17
85 and over4373.13.33182.43.2+119
Total population14,210100.0100.013,521100.0100.0+689
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Findon Ward 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, 14.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.9% 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 Findon Ward and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (5.1% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.7% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.1% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Findon Ward's population increased by 689 people (5.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.0% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 50 to 54 (+275 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (-122 persons)
  • 85 and over (+119 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+114 persons)