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There were 252 people over the age of 85 living in Henley Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Henley 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 Henley 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 Henley 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
Henley 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 46094.85.45964.95.1+13
5 to 96194.95.06705.55.4-51
10 to 147676.15.46785.65.7+89
15 to 197856.25.97015.85.9+84
20 to 248806.96.67716.46.3+109
25 to 297325.86.66845.65.8+48
30 to 347475.96.47946.66.5-47
35 to 398656.86.69858.17.5-120
40 to 441,0478.37.39057.57.3+142
45 to 499347.47.19097.57.3+25
50 to 541,0218.17.17956.66.6+226
55 to 598136.46.18256.86.6-12
60 to 648106.45.96695.55.1+141
65 to 696054.84.55744.74.5+31
70 to 744483.54.04773.94.1-29
75 to 794213.33.54914.14.3-70
80 to 843182.53.23482.93.5-30
85 and over2522.03.22472.02.5+5

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, Henley Ward: 2.0% 80 to 84, Henley Ward: 2.5% 75 to 79, Henley Ward: 3.3% 70 to 74, Henley Ward: 3.5% 65 to 69, Henley Ward: 4.8% 60 to 64, Henley Ward: 6.4% 55 to 59, Henley Ward: 6.4% 50 to 54, Henley Ward: 8.1% 45 to 49, Henley Ward: 7.4% 40 to 44, Henley Ward: 8.3% 35 to 39, Henley Ward: 6.8% 30 to 34, Henley Ward: 5.9% 25 to 29, Henley Ward: 5.8% 20 to 24, Henley Ward: 6.9% 15 to 19, Henley Ward: 6.2% 10 to 14, Henley Ward: 6.1% 5 to 9, Henley Ward: 4.9% 0 to 4, Henley Ward: 4.8%
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, Henley Ward: +5 80 to 84, Henley Ward: -30 75 to 79, Henley Ward: -70 70 to 74, Henley Ward: -29 65 to 69, Henley Ward: +31 60 to 64, Henley Ward: +141 55 to 59, Henley Ward: -12 50 to 54, Henley Ward: +226 45 to 49, Henley Ward: +25 40 to 44, Henley Ward: +142 35 to 39, Henley Ward: -120 30 to 34, Henley Ward: -47 25 to 29, Henley Ward: +48 20 to 24, Henley Ward: +109 15 to 19, Henley Ward: +84 10 to 14, Henley Ward: +89 5 to 9, Henley Ward: -51 0 to 4, Henley Ward: +13
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 Henley Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 15.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.1% 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 Henley Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.1% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (8.3% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.8% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Henley Ward's population increased by 554 people (4.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.9% per year over the period.

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

  • 50 to 54 (+226 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+142 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+141 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-120 persons)