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Henley Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 302 people over the age of 85 living in Henley Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Henley 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 47235.25.46114.85.4+112
5 to 97055.15.26214.95.0+84
10 to 147725.65.07716.15.4+1
15 to 198856.45.67886.25.9+96
20 to 248976.56.78846.96.6+13
25 to 297565.57.07365.86.6+20
30 to 347755.67.07495.96.4+27
35 to 398756.36.28676.86.6+8
40 to 449616.96.41,0528.37.3-90
45 to 491,1398.27.19377.47.1+202
50 to 549927.26.91,0258.17.1-32
55 to 591,0197.46.78156.46.1+204
60 to 648706.35.88146.45.9+56
65 to 697735.65.46084.84.5+165
70 to 746244.54.14513.54.0+173
75 to 794613.33.54233.33.5+38
80 to 843362.42.83202.53.2+16
85 and over3022.23.32522.03.2+50
Total population13,874100.0100.012,731100.0100.0+1,142
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Henley Ward in 2016 compared to 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, 15.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.0% 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 Henley Ward and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.2% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Henley Ward's population increased by 1,143 people (9.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.73% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (+204 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+202 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+173 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+165 persons)

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