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There were 570 people over the age of 85 living in Grange Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Grange 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 Grange 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 Grange 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
Grange 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 45834.65.45334.35.1+50
5 to 95984.75.05844.75.4+14
10 to 146375.05.47155.85.7-78
15 to 197746.15.97626.25.9+12
20 to 247936.26.67446.06.3+49
25 to 296775.36.66385.25.8+39
30 to 347025.56.46345.16.5+68
35 to 397015.56.67616.27.5-60
40 to 448256.57.38286.77.3-3
45 to 498766.97.18917.27.3-15
50 to 549527.47.19017.36.6+51
55 to 599387.36.19697.96.6-31
60 to 649137.15.97476.15.1+166
65 to 696965.44.55924.84.5+104
70 to 746054.74.04944.04.1+111
75 to 794503.53.55674.64.3-117
80 to 844903.83.25034.13.5-13
85 and over5704.53.24563.72.5+114

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, Grange Ward: 4.5% 80 to 84, Grange Ward: 3.8% 75 to 79, Grange Ward: 3.5% 70 to 74, Grange Ward: 4.7% 65 to 69, Grange Ward: 5.4% 60 to 64, Grange Ward: 7.1% 55 to 59, Grange Ward: 7.3% 50 to 54, Grange Ward: 7.4% 45 to 49, Grange Ward: 6.9% 40 to 44, Grange Ward: 6.5% 35 to 39, Grange Ward: 5.5% 30 to 34, Grange Ward: 5.5% 25 to 29, Grange Ward: 5.3% 20 to 24, Grange Ward: 6.2% 15 to 19, Grange Ward: 6.1% 10 to 14, Grange Ward: 5.0% 5 to 9, Grange Ward: 4.7% 0 to 4, Grange Ward: 4.6%
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, Grange Ward: +114 80 to 84, Grange Ward: -13 75 to 79, Grange Ward: -117 70 to 74, Grange Ward: +111 65 to 69, Grange Ward: +104 60 to 64, Grange Ward: +166 55 to 59, Grange Ward: -31 50 to 54, Grange Ward: +51 45 to 49, Grange Ward: -15 40 to 44, Grange Ward: -3 35 to 39, Grange Ward: -60 30 to 34, Grange Ward: +68 25 to 29, Grange Ward: +39 20 to 24, Grange Ward: +49 15 to 19, Grange Ward: +12 10 to 14, Grange Ward: -78 5 to 9, Grange Ward: +14 0 to 4, Grange Ward: +50
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 Grange 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, 14.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.0% 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 Grange Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (4.5% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.3% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Grange Ward's population increased by 461 people (3.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.74% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+166 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (-117 persons)
  • 85 and over (+114 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+111 persons)