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Hindmarsh Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 430 people over the age of 85 living in Hindmarsh Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Hindmarsh 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 Hindmarsh 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 Hindmarsh 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Hindmarsh 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 48025.35.47955.85.4+7
5 to 97455.05.26915.15.0+54
10 to 146534.45.06995.15.4-46
15 to 197174.85.67255.35.9-8
20 to 241,3489.06.71,1458.46.6+203
25 to 291,4629.77.01,2279.06.6+235
30 to 341,3719.17.01,0868.06.4+285
35 to 391,0346.96.21,1078.16.6-73
40 to 441,0216.86.41,0667.87.3-45
45 to 491,0396.97.19376.97.1+103
50 to 549626.46.91,0027.47.1-40
55 to 599636.46.77565.56.1+207
60 to 647715.15.85904.35.9+181
65 to 695573.75.43982.94.5+160
70 to 743942.64.14213.14.0-27
75 to 794162.83.53702.73.5+47
80 to 843222.22.83102.33.2+13
85 and over4302.93.32942.23.2+136

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Charles Sturt: 3.3% 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: 2.8% 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: 4.1% 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: 5.8% 55 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: 6.7% 50 to 54, City of Charles Sturt: 6.9% 45 to 49, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Charles Sturt: 6.4% 35 to 39, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% 30 to 34, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% 25 to 29, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% 20 to 24, City of Charles Sturt: 6.7% 15 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: 5.6% 10 to 14, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: 5.2% 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 85 and over, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.9% 80 to 84, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.2% 75 to 79, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.8% 70 to 74, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.6% 65 to 69, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.7% 60 to 64, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.1% 55 to 59, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.4% 50 to 54, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.4% 45 to 49, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.9% 40 to 44, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.8% 35 to 39, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.9% 30 to 34, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.1% 25 to 29, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.7% 20 to 24, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.0% 15 to 19, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.8% 10 to 14, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.4% 5 to 9, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.0% 0 to 4, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Hindmarsh Ward: +136 80 to 84, Hindmarsh Ward: +13 75 to 79, Hindmarsh Ward: +47 70 to 74, Hindmarsh Ward: -27 65 to 69, Hindmarsh Ward: +160 60 to 64, Hindmarsh Ward: +181 55 to 59, Hindmarsh Ward: +207 50 to 54, Hindmarsh Ward: -40 45 to 49, Hindmarsh Ward: +103 40 to 44, Hindmarsh Ward: -45 35 to 39, Hindmarsh Ward: -73 30 to 34, Hindmarsh Ward: +285 25 to 29, Hindmarsh Ward: +235 20 to 24, Hindmarsh Ward: +203 15 to 19, Hindmarsh Ward: -8 10 to 14, Hindmarsh Ward: -46 5 to 9, Hindmarsh Ward: +54 0 to 4, Hindmarsh Ward: +7
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Hindmarsh Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 14.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.5% and 19.0% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the age structure of Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (9.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (9.0% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.7% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hindmarsh Ward's population increased by 1,393 people (10.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.97% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+285 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+235 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+207 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+203 persons)

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