Altona - Seaholme
Five year age groups
There were 351 people over the age of 85 living in Altona - Seaholme in 2016, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.
The Age Structure of Altona - Seaholme provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Altona - Seaholme'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Altona - Seaholme in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 16.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.4% and 14.8% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.
The major differences between the age structure of Altona - Seaholme and Hobsons Bay City were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.7% compared to 3.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (3.1% compared to 2.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (4.7% compared to 5.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.9% compared to 6.9%)
From 2011 to 2016, Altona - Seaholme's population increased by 892 people (7.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.47% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 5 to 9 (+221 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+155 persons)
- 35 to 39 (+149 persons)
- 45 to 49 (+121 persons)