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Newport West

Five year age groups

There were 143 people over the age of 85 living in Newport West in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Newport West provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Newport West'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 Newport West'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
Newport West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
0 to 47179.46.95177.56.6+200
5 to 94005.35.64055.96.4-5
10 to 143885.15.64246.16.5-36
15 to 193965.25.83705.36.1+26
20 to 244265.66.33715.46.1+54
25 to 295887.77.14626.76.2+126
30 to 346718.87.469410.07.7-22
35 to 3982610.97.969110.08.5+135
40 to 446528.68.06319.18.3+21
45 to 495737.57.55558.07.7+18
50 to 545096.77.04085.96.3+101
55 to 593845.15.82623.85.7+122
60 to 642393.15.02133.14.3+26
65 to 691772.33.82053.03.7-28
70 to 741562.03.21952.83.4-40
75 to 791852.42.92303.32.9-45
80 to 841722.32.21812.62.2-9
85 and over1431.91.91111.61.5+32

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, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% 80 to 84, Hobsons Bay City: 2.2% 75 to 79, Hobsons Bay City: 2.9% 70 to 74, Hobsons Bay City: 3.2% 65 to 69, Hobsons Bay City: 3.8% 60 to 64, Hobsons Bay City: 5.0% 55 to 59, Hobsons Bay City: 5.8% 50 to 54, Hobsons Bay City: 7.0% 45 to 49, Hobsons Bay City: 7.5% 40 to 44, Hobsons Bay City: 8.0% 35 to 39, Hobsons Bay City: 7.9% 30 to 34, Hobsons Bay City: 7.4% 25 to 29, Hobsons Bay City: 7.1% 20 to 24, Hobsons Bay City: 6.3% 15 to 19, Hobsons Bay City: 5.8% 10 to 14, Hobsons Bay City: 5.6% 5 to 9, Hobsons Bay City: 5.6% 0 to 4, Hobsons Bay City: 6.9% 85 and over, Newport West: 1.9% 80 to 84, Newport West: 2.3% 75 to 79, Newport West: 2.4% 70 to 74, Newport West: 2.0% 65 to 69, Newport West: 2.3% 60 to 64, Newport West: 3.1% 55 to 59, Newport West: 5.1% 50 to 54, Newport West: 6.7% 45 to 49, Newport West: 7.5% 40 to 44, Newport West: 8.6% 35 to 39, Newport West: 10.9% 30 to 34, Newport West: 8.8% 25 to 29, Newport West: 7.7% 20 to 24, Newport West: 5.6% 15 to 19, Newport West: 5.2% 10 to 14, Newport West: 5.1% 5 to 9, Newport West: 5.3% 0 to 4, Newport West: 9.4%
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, Newport West: +32 80 to 84, Newport West: -9 75 to 79, Newport West: -45 70 to 74, Newport West: -40 65 to 69, Newport West: -28 60 to 64, Newport West: +26 55 to 59, Newport West: +122 50 to 54, Newport West: +101 45 to 49, Newport West: +18 40 to 44, Newport West: +21 35 to 39, Newport West: +135 30 to 34, Newport West: -22 25 to 29, Newport West: +126 20 to 24, Newport West: +54 15 to 19, Newport West: +26 10 to 14, Newport West: -36 5 to 9, Newport West: -5 0 to 4, Newport West: +200
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 Newport West in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 19.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.1% and 13.9% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between the age structure of Newport West and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (10.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (9.4% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (3.1% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (2.3% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Newport West's population increased by 676 people (9.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.88% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+200 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+135 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+126 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+122 persons)