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Semaphore Park Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 496 people over the age of 85 living in Semaphore Park Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 65 to 69 year olds.

The Age Structure of Semaphore Park 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 Semaphore Park 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 Semaphore Park 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
Semaphore Park 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 45114.35.44854.15.4+26
5 to 96035.15.24543.95.0+149
10 to 145544.65.05594.85.4-5
15 to 196005.05.66285.45.9-28
20 to 245935.06.76555.66.6-62
25 to 295434.67.06115.26.6-68
30 to 345915.07.06035.16.4-12
35 to 396655.66.25875.06.6+78
40 to 446645.66.47186.17.3-54
45 to 497446.27.16635.77.1+81
50 to 547286.16.98797.57.1-151
55 to 598677.36.79808.46.1-113
60 to 649638.15.81,1379.75.9-174
65 to 691,1179.45.48096.94.5+308
70 to 747476.34.15154.44.0+232
75 to 795144.33.55444.63.5-30
80 to 844283.62.84543.93.2-26
85 and over4964.23.34453.83.2+51

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, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.2% 80 to 84, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.6% 75 to 79, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.3% 70 to 74, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.3% 65 to 69, Semaphore Park Ward: 9.4% 60 to 64, Semaphore Park Ward: 8.1% 55 to 59, Semaphore Park Ward: 7.3% 50 to 54, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.1% 45 to 49, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.2% 40 to 44, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.6% 35 to 39, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.6% 30 to 34, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.0% 25 to 29, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.6% 20 to 24, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.0% 15 to 19, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.0% 10 to 14, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.6% 5 to 9, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.1% 0 to 4, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.3%
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, Semaphore Park Ward: +51 80 to 84, Semaphore Park Ward: -26 75 to 79, Semaphore Park Ward: -30 70 to 74, Semaphore Park Ward: +232 65 to 69, Semaphore Park Ward: +308 60 to 64, Semaphore Park Ward: -174 55 to 59, Semaphore Park Ward: -113 50 to 54, Semaphore Park Ward: -151 45 to 49, Semaphore Park Ward: +81 40 to 44, Semaphore Park Ward: -54 35 to 39, Semaphore Park Ward: +78 30 to 34, Semaphore Park Ward: -12 25 to 29, Semaphore Park Ward: -68 20 to 24, Semaphore Park Ward: -62 15 to 19, Semaphore Park Ward: -28 10 to 14, Semaphore Park Ward: -5 5 to 9, Semaphore Park Ward: +149 0 to 4, Semaphore Park Ward: +26
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 Semaphore Park 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) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 14.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 27.7% 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 Semaphore Park Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (9.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (8.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.6% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Semaphore Park Ward's population increased by 202 people (1.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.34% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+308 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+232 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (-174 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-151 persons)

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