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Gannawarra Shire

Five year age groups

There were 337 people over the age of 85 living in Gannawarra Shire in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of Gannawarra Shire provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Gannawarra Shire'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 Gannawarra Shire'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
Gannawarra Shire - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2006 to 2011
0 to 45665.56.35955.36.0-29
5 to 95665.56.27816.96.8-215
10 to 147517.26.78537.67.5-102
15 to 196626.46.87046.27.0-42
20 to 243573.45.54624.15.5-105
25 to 294043.95.24924.44.9-88
30 to 344374.25.25374.85.8-100
35 to 395074.96.16866.16.6-179
40 to 446276.06.77046.27.1-77
45 to 496946.77.07917.07.4-97
50 to 547367.17.18157.27.1-79
55 to 597767.56.98007.16.7-24
60 to 647797.56.67266.45.4+53
65 to 696986.75.26776.04.6+21
70 to 746176.04.15254.63.8+92
75 to 794704.53.25124.53.4-42
80 to 843813.72.63563.22.5+25
85 and over3373.32.32812.52.0+56

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, Regional VIC: 2.3% 80 to 84, Regional VIC: 2.6% 75 to 79, Regional VIC: 3.2% 70 to 74, Regional VIC: 4.1% 65 to 69, Regional VIC: 5.2% 60 to 64, Regional VIC: 6.6% 55 to 59, Regional VIC: 6.9% 50 to 54, Regional VIC: 7.1% 45 to 49, Regional VIC: 7.0% 40 to 44, Regional VIC: 6.7% 35 to 39, Regional VIC: 6.1% 30 to 34, Regional VIC: 5.2% 25 to 29, Regional VIC: 5.2% 20 to 24, Regional VIC: 5.5% 15 to 19, Regional VIC: 6.8% 10 to 14, Regional VIC: 6.7% 5 to 9, Regional VIC: 6.2% 0 to 4, Regional VIC: 6.3% 85 and over, Gannawarra Shire: 3.3% 80 to 84, Gannawarra Shire: 3.7% 75 to 79, Gannawarra Shire: 4.5% 70 to 74, Gannawarra Shire: 6.0% 65 to 69, Gannawarra Shire: 6.7% 60 to 64, Gannawarra Shire: 7.5% 55 to 59, Gannawarra Shire: 7.5% 50 to 54, Gannawarra Shire: 7.1% 45 to 49, Gannawarra Shire: 6.7% 40 to 44, Gannawarra Shire: 6.0% 35 to 39, Gannawarra Shire: 4.9% 30 to 34, Gannawarra Shire: 4.2% 25 to 29, Gannawarra Shire: 3.9% 20 to 24, Gannawarra Shire: 3.4% 15 to 19, Gannawarra Shire: 6.4% 10 to 14, Gannawarra Shire: 7.2% 5 to 9, Gannawarra Shire: 5.5% 0 to 4, Gannawarra Shire: 5.5%
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, Gannawarra Shire: +56 80 to 84, Gannawarra Shire: +25 75 to 79, Gannawarra Shire: -42 70 to 74, Gannawarra Shire: +92 65 to 69, Gannawarra Shire: +21 60 to 64, Gannawarra Shire: +53 55 to 59, Gannawarra Shire: -24 50 to 54, Gannawarra Shire: -79 45 to 49, Gannawarra Shire: -97 40 to 44, Gannawarra Shire: -77 35 to 39, Gannawarra Shire: -179 30 to 34, Gannawarra Shire: -100 25 to 29, Gannawarra Shire: -88 20 to 24, Gannawarra Shire: -105 15 to 19, Gannawarra Shire: -42 10 to 14, Gannawarra Shire: -102 5 to 9, Gannawarra Shire: -215 0 to 4, Gannawarra Shire: -29
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 Gannawarra Shire in 2011 compared to Regional VIC 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, 18.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 24.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 17.6% respectively for Regional VIC.

The major differences between the age structure of Gannawarra Shire and Regional VIC were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.0% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (6.7% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (3.4% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.9% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Gannawarra Shire's population decreased by 932 people (8.2%). This represents an average annual population change of -1.71% per year over the period.

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

  • 5 to 9 (-215 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-179 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (-105 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-102 persons)

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