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There were 3 people over the age of 85 living in Sandhurst in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Sandhurst provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Sandhurst'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 Sandhurst'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
Sandhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
0 to 42869.36.910411.86.4+182
5 to 92257.36.0718.16.7+154
10 to 141535.06.3596.67.3+94
15 to 191464.86.7353.97.0+111
20 to 241545.06.7404.66.4+114
25 to 292367.76.8394.56.1+197
30 to 342979.76.8859.77.1+212
35 to 393009.87.39711.07.7+203
40 to 442789.17.4778.77.6+201
45 to 492126.97.3647.37.3+148
50 to 541886.16.8647.36.4+124
55 to 592377.75.9687.76.1+169
60 to 641986.55.5364.14.8+162
65 to 691003.34.2273.13.8+73
70 to 74260.83.291.03.0+17
75 to 79160.52.530.32.7+13
80 to 8470.22.030.32.0+4
85 and over30.11.800.01.7+3

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, Sandhurst: 0.1% 80 to 84, Sandhurst: 0.2% 75 to 79, Sandhurst: 0.5% 70 to 74, Sandhurst: 0.8% 65 to 69, Sandhurst: 3.3% 60 to 64, Sandhurst: 6.5% 55 to 59, Sandhurst: 7.7% 50 to 54, Sandhurst: 6.1% 45 to 49, Sandhurst: 6.9% 40 to 44, Sandhurst: 9.1% 35 to 39, Sandhurst: 9.8% 30 to 34, Sandhurst: 9.7% 25 to 29, Sandhurst: 7.7% 20 to 24, Sandhurst: 5.0% 15 to 19, Sandhurst: 4.8% 10 to 14, Sandhurst: 5.0% 5 to 9, Sandhurst: 7.3% 0 to 4, Sandhurst: 9.3%
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, Sandhurst: +3 80 to 84, Sandhurst: +4 75 to 79, Sandhurst: +13 70 to 74, Sandhurst: +17 65 to 69, Sandhurst: +73 60 to 64, Sandhurst: +162 55 to 59, Sandhurst: +169 50 to 54, Sandhurst: +124 45 to 49, Sandhurst: +148 40 to 44, Sandhurst: +201 35 to 39, Sandhurst: +203 30 to 34, Sandhurst: +212 25 to 29, Sandhurst: +197 20 to 24, Sandhurst: +114 15 to 19, Sandhurst: +111 10 to 14, Sandhurst: +94 5 to 9, Sandhurst: +154 0 to 4, Sandhurst: +182
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 Sandhurst 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, 21.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 5.0% 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 Sandhurst and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (9.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (9.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (0.8% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Sandhurst's population increased by 2,181 people (247.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 28.29% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+212 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+203 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+201 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+197 persons)