Williamstown North - The Rifle Range
Five year age groups
There were 94 people over the age of 85 living in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.
The Age Structure of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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, 17.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.5% 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (10.0% compared to 6.9%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (8.0% compared to 5.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.3% compared to 7.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.6% compared to 7.8%)
From 2011 to 2016, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range's population increased by 94 people (2.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.44% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 65 to 69 (+97 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+87 persons)
- 45 to 49 (-79 persons)
- 40 to 44 (-64 persons)