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Semaphore Park Ward

Five year age groups

There were 445 people over the age of 85 living in Semaphore Park Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Semaphore Park 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 44854.15.43903.35.1+95
5 to 94543.95.05054.25.4-51
10 to 145594.85.45754.85.7-16
15 to 196285.45.97696.55.9-141
20 to 246555.66.67106.06.3-55
25 to 296115.26.65404.65.8+71
30 to 346035.16.45084.36.5+95
35 to 395875.06.66055.17.5-18
40 to 447186.17.36435.47.3+75
45 to 496635.77.18827.47.3-219
50 to 548797.57.11,0118.56.6-132
55 to 599808.46.11,24610.56.6-266
60 to 641,1379.75.99087.65.1+229
65 to 698096.94.56865.84.5+123
70 to 745154.44.05774.94.1-62
75 to 795444.63.55464.64.3-2
80 to 844543.93.24714.03.5-17
85 and over4453.83.23042.62.5+141

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, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.8% 80 to 84, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.9% 75 to 79, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.6% 70 to 74, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.4% 65 to 69, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.9% 60 to 64, Semaphore Park Ward: 9.7% 55 to 59, Semaphore Park Ward: 8.4% 50 to 54, Semaphore Park Ward: 7.5% 45 to 49, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.7% 40 to 44, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.1% 35 to 39, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.0% 30 to 34, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.1% 25 to 29, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.2% 20 to 24, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.6% 15 to 19, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.4% 10 to 14, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.8% 5 to 9, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.9% 0 to 4, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.1%
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, Semaphore Park Ward: +141 80 to 84, Semaphore Park Ward: -17 75 to 79, Semaphore Park Ward: -2 70 to 74, Semaphore Park Ward: -62 65 to 69, Semaphore Park Ward: +123 60 to 64, Semaphore Park Ward: +229 55 to 59, Semaphore Park Ward: -266 50 to 54, Semaphore Park Ward: -132 45 to 49, Semaphore Park Ward: -219 40 to 44, Semaphore Park Ward: +75 35 to 39, Semaphore Park Ward: -18 30 to 34, Semaphore Park Ward: +95 25 to 29, Semaphore Park Ward: +71 20 to 24, Semaphore Park Ward: -55 15 to 19, Semaphore Park Ward: -141 10 to 14, Semaphore Park Ward: -16 5 to 9, Semaphore Park Ward: -51 0 to 4, Semaphore Park Ward: +95
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 Semaphore Park 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, 12.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 23.6% 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 Semaphore Park Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (9.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (6.9% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (5.0% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Semaphore Park Ward's population decreased by 150 people (1.3%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.25% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (-266 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+229 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-219 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-141 persons)