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There were 273 people over the age of 85 living in Karingal in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Karingal provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Karingal'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 Karingal'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
Karingal - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
0 to 49367.06.97785.96.4+158
5 to 97195.46.08136.16.7-94
10 to 147515.76.38786.67.3-127
15 to 197725.86.78966.87.0-124
20 to 249867.46.78906.76.4+96
25 to 291,0037.66.88776.66.1+126
30 to 348796.66.89106.97.1-31
35 to 398846.77.38596.57.7+25
40 to 448896.77.48756.67.6+14
45 to 498016.07.38276.37.3-26
50 to 547835.96.88376.36.4-54
55 to 597395.65.99186.96.1-179
60 to 648636.55.57906.04.8+73
65 to 697025.34.26494.93.8+53
70 to 746014.53.24973.83.0+104
75 to 794173.12.54393.32.7-22
80 to 842792.12.02872.22.0-8
85 and over2732.11.82111.61.7+62

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, Karingal: 2.1% 80 to 84, Karingal: 2.1% 75 to 79, Karingal: 3.1% 70 to 74, Karingal: 4.5% 65 to 69, Karingal: 5.3% 60 to 64, Karingal: 6.5% 55 to 59, Karingal: 5.6% 50 to 54, Karingal: 5.9% 45 to 49, Karingal: 6.0% 40 to 44, Karingal: 6.7% 35 to 39, Karingal: 6.7% 30 to 34, Karingal: 6.6% 25 to 29, Karingal: 7.6% 20 to 24, Karingal: 7.4% 15 to 19, Karingal: 5.8% 10 to 14, Karingal: 5.7% 5 to 9, Karingal: 5.4% 0 to 4, Karingal: 7.0%
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, Karingal: +62 80 to 84, Karingal: -8 75 to 79, Karingal: -22 70 to 74, Karingal: +104 65 to 69, Karingal: +53 60 to 64, Karingal: +73 55 to 59, Karingal: -179 50 to 54, Karingal: -54 45 to 49, Karingal: -26 40 to 44, Karingal: +14 35 to 39, Karingal: +25 30 to 34, Karingal: -31 25 to 29, Karingal: +126 20 to 24, Karingal: +96 15 to 19, Karingal: -124 10 to 14, Karingal: -127 5 to 9, Karingal: -94 0 to 4, Karingal: +158
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 Karingal in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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, 18.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.1% 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 Karingal and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.5% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.5% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.0% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Karingal's population increased by 47 people (0.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.07% 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 (-179 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+158 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-127 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+126 persons)