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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Five year age groups

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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.

To get a more complete picture Williamstown North - The Rifle Range's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
0 to 41864.36.81974.66.9-11
5 to 92485.76.42967.05.6-49
10 to 143207.45.23578.45.6-36
15 to 193488.05.23307.85.8+19
20 to 242746.35.82455.86.3+29
25 to 291934.46.91663.97.1+27
30 to 342004.67.81884.47.4+11
35 to 391864.37.62495.97.9-63
40 to 443117.27.63758.88.0-64
45 to 493818.87.346010.87.5-79
50 to 5443510.06.93889.17.0+48
55 to 593367.76.42495.95.8+87
60 to 642505.85.21974.65.0+53
65 to 692405.54.41433.43.8+97
70 to 741242.93.31202.83.2+4
75 to 791293.02.7952.22.9+34
80 to 84872.02.21142.72.2-28
85 and over942.22.2811.91.9+13
Total population4,351100.0100.04,257100.0100.0+94
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)