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Woodville Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 422 people over the age of 85 living in Woodville Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Woodville 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 Woodville 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 Woodville 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
Woodville 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 49826.15.48966.45.4+86
5 to 99085.65.28025.75.0+106
10 to 148795.55.08796.35.40
15 to 191,0286.45.61,0127.25.9+16
20 to 241,3468.46.79356.76.6+411
25 to 291,2838.07.09636.96.6+320
30 to 341,2017.57.09216.66.4+280
35 to 391,0806.76.29716.96.6+109
40 to 441,0026.26.41,0597.67.3-57
45 to 491,1537.27.11,0287.37.1+125
50 to 541,1217.06.91,0147.27.1+107
55 to 591,0386.56.77705.56.1+268
60 to 648375.25.86985.05.9+139
65 to 696944.35.44373.14.5+257
70 to 744222.64.14383.14.0-16
75 to 793812.43.53902.83.5-9
80 to 843061.92.83582.63.2-52
85 and over4222.63.34173.03.2+5
Total population16,083100.0100.013,988100.0100.0+2,095
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 Woodville Ward in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.8% 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 Woodville Ward and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (8.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (2.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.3% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (2.4% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Woodville Ward's population increased by 2,095 people (15.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.83% per year over the period.

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

  • 20 to 24 (+411 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+320 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+280 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+268 persons)