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There were 318 people over the age of 85 living in Findon Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Findon Ward - 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 46024.55.45604.35.1+42
5 to 96715.05.06625.15.4+9
10 to 147175.35.47926.15.7-75
15 to 198376.25.97926.15.9+45
20 to 248226.16.67135.56.3+109
25 to 298096.06.66945.45.8+115
30 to 347825.86.47976.26.5-15
35 to 398296.16.69027.07.5-73
40 to 449667.17.39537.47.3+13
45 to 491,0307.67.18336.47.3+197
50 to 548136.07.17555.86.6+58
55 to 597555.66.18526.66.6-97
60 to 648526.35.98296.45.1+23
65 to 697935.94.58576.64.5-64
70 to 747915.94.06625.14.1+129
75 to 796524.83.56364.94.3+16
80 to 844823.63.24153.23.5+67
85 and over3182.43.22291.82.5+89

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, Findon Ward: 2.4% 80 to 84, Findon Ward: 3.6% 75 to 79, Findon Ward: 4.8% 70 to 74, Findon Ward: 5.9% 65 to 69, Findon Ward: 5.9% 60 to 64, Findon Ward: 6.3% 55 to 59, Findon Ward: 5.6% 50 to 54, Findon Ward: 6.0% 45 to 49, Findon Ward: 7.6% 40 to 44, Findon Ward: 7.1% 35 to 39, Findon Ward: 6.1% 30 to 34, Findon Ward: 5.8% 25 to 29, Findon Ward: 6.0% 20 to 24, Findon Ward: 6.1% 15 to 19, Findon Ward: 6.2% 10 to 14, Findon Ward: 5.3% 5 to 9, Findon Ward: 5.0% 0 to 4, Findon Ward: 4.5%
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, Findon Ward: +89 80 to 84, Findon Ward: +67 75 to 79, Findon Ward: +16 70 to 74, Findon Ward: +129 65 to 69, Findon Ward: -64 60 to 64, Findon Ward: +23 55 to 59, Findon Ward: -97 50 to 54, Findon Ward: +58 45 to 49, Findon Ward: +197 40 to 44, Findon Ward: +13 35 to 39, Findon Ward: -73 30 to 34, Findon Ward: -15 25 to 29, Findon Ward: +115 20 to 24, Findon Ward: +109 15 to 19, Findon Ward: +45 10 to 14, Findon Ward: -75 5 to 9, Findon Ward: +9 0 to 4, Findon Ward: +42
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 Findon Ward 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, 14.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.5% 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 Findon Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.9% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.9% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.8% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (6.0% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Findon Ward's population increased by 588 people (4.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.89% per year over the period.

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

  • 45 to 49 (+197 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+129 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+115 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+109 persons)