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Frankston North

Five year age groups

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There were 207 people over the age of 85 living in Frankston North in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Frankston North provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Frankston North'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 Frankston North'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
Frankston North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
0 to 43786.66.73726.66.9+6
5 to 93866.76.23466.16.0+40
10 to 143065.35.83305.96.3-24
15 to 192784.86.03686.56.7-90
20 to 244077.16.43846.86.7+23
25 to 294007.06.64127.36.8-12
30 to 344017.07.22865.16.8+115
35 to 393235.66.83536.37.3-30
40 to 443245.67.13756.77.4-51
45 to 494067.17.23866.97.3+20
50 to 543786.66.83716.66.8+7
55 to 593706.46.53105.55.9+60
60 to 642915.15.53205.75.5-29
65 to 692694.75.02544.54.2+15
70 to 742274.03.72805.03.2-53
75 to 792153.72.72264.02.5-11
80 to 841713.01.91572.82.0+14
85 and over2073.62.01011.81.8+106
Total population5,737100.0100.05,631100.0100.0+106
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 Frankston North in 2016 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 15.3% respectively for Frankston City.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (3.6% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (5.6% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (5.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Frankston North's population increased by 106 people (1.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.37% 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 (+115 persons)
  • 85 and over (+106 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-90 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+60 persons)

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