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Carrum Downs

Five year age groups

There were 294 people over the age of 85 living in Carrum Downs in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Carrum Downs provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Carrum Downs'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 Carrum Downs'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
Carrum Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,4977.86.91,3738.06.4+124
5 to 91,2746.76.01,4598.56.7-185
10 to 141,3096.96.31,4828.67.3-173
15 to 191,3327.06.71,1406.67.0+192
20 to 241,3527.16.71,0586.16.4+294
25 to 291,5548.16.81,2817.46.1+273
30 to 341,5188.06.81,4538.47.1+65
35 to 391,5177.97.31,5228.87.7-5
40 to 441,5578.27.41,4718.57.6+86
45 to 491,4197.47.31,2557.37.3+164
50 to 541,1366.06.89455.56.4+191
55 to 599595.05.97554.46.1+204
60 to 647213.85.55583.24.8+163
65 to 695833.14.24372.53.8+146
70 to 744012.13.23191.93.0+82
75 to 793621.92.53121.82.7+50
80 to 843061.62.02281.32.0+78
85 and over2941.51.81971.11.7+97

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, Frankston City: 1.8% 80 to 84, Frankston City: 2.0% 75 to 79, Frankston City: 2.5% 70 to 74, Frankston City: 3.2% 65 to 69, Frankston City: 4.2% 60 to 64, Frankston City: 5.5% 55 to 59, Frankston City: 5.9% 50 to 54, Frankston City: 6.8% 45 to 49, Frankston City: 7.3% 40 to 44, Frankston City: 7.4% 35 to 39, Frankston City: 7.3% 30 to 34, Frankston City: 6.8% 25 to 29, Frankston City: 6.8% 20 to 24, Frankston City: 6.7% 15 to 19, Frankston City: 6.7% 10 to 14, Frankston City: 6.3% 5 to 9, Frankston City: 6.0% 0 to 4, Frankston City: 6.9% 85 and over, Carrum Downs: 1.5% 80 to 84, Carrum Downs: 1.6% 75 to 79, Carrum Downs: 1.9% 70 to 74, Carrum Downs: 2.1% 65 to 69, Carrum Downs: 3.1% 60 to 64, Carrum Downs: 3.8% 55 to 59, Carrum Downs: 5.0% 50 to 54, Carrum Downs: 6.0% 45 to 49, Carrum Downs: 7.4% 40 to 44, Carrum Downs: 8.2% 35 to 39, Carrum Downs: 7.9% 30 to 34, Carrum Downs: 8.0% 25 to 29, Carrum Downs: 8.1% 20 to 24, Carrum Downs: 7.1% 15 to 19, Carrum Downs: 7.0% 10 to 14, Carrum Downs: 6.9% 5 to 9, Carrum Downs: 6.7% 0 to 4, Carrum Downs: 7.8%
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, Carrum Downs: +97 80 to 84, Carrum Downs: +78 75 to 79, Carrum Downs: +50 70 to 74, Carrum Downs: +82 65 to 69, Carrum Downs: +146 60 to 64, Carrum Downs: +163 55 to 59, Carrum Downs: +204 50 to 54, Carrum Downs: +191 45 to 49, Carrum Downs: +164 40 to 44, Carrum Downs: +86 35 to 39, Carrum Downs: -5 30 to 34, Carrum Downs: +65 25 to 29, Carrum Downs: +273 20 to 24, Carrum Downs: +294 15 to 19, Carrum Downs: +192 10 to 14, Carrum Downs: -173 5 to 9, Carrum Downs: -185 0 to 4, Carrum Downs: +124
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 Carrum Downs in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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, 21.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 10.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 13.7% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences between the age structure of Carrum Downs and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.0% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (3.8% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.1% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Carrum Downs's population increased by 1,846 people (10.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.05% per year over the period.

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

  • 20 to 24 (+294 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+273 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+204 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+192 persons)