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There were 27 people over the age of 85 living in Lysterfield in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Lysterfield provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Lysterfield'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 Lysterfield'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
Lysterfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
0 to 43555.56.04407.36.1-85
5 to 94947.66.05919.86.8-97
10 to 146439.96.566511.17.5-22
15 to 1966410.27.35218.77.8+143
20 to 244557.06.93005.06.9+155
25 to 292373.66.22444.16.0-7
30 to 342954.56.33485.86.7-53
35 to 394516.96.960610.17.6-155
40 to 446229.67.568411.47.8-62
45 to 4970610.87.65378.97.9+169
50 to 545418.37.54046.77.3+137
55 to 594316.66.72363.96.5+195
60 to 642353.65.91622.74.6+73
65 to 691412.24.1991.63.3+42
70 to 741091.73.0540.92.4+55
75 to 79560.92.2611.02.0-5
80 to 84460.71.7190.31.6+27
85 and over270.41.7320.51.4-5

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, City of Knox: 1.7% 80 to 84, City of Knox: 1.7% 75 to 79, City of Knox: 2.2% 70 to 74, City of Knox: 3.0% 65 to 69, City of Knox: 4.1% 60 to 64, City of Knox: 5.9% 55 to 59, City of Knox: 6.7% 50 to 54, City of Knox: 7.5% 45 to 49, City of Knox: 7.6% 40 to 44, City of Knox: 7.5% 35 to 39, City of Knox: 6.9% 30 to 34, City of Knox: 6.3% 25 to 29, City of Knox: 6.2% 20 to 24, City of Knox: 6.9% 15 to 19, City of Knox: 7.3% 10 to 14, City of Knox: 6.5% 5 to 9, City of Knox: 6.0% 0 to 4, City of Knox: 6.0% 85 and over, Lysterfield: 0.4% 80 to 84, Lysterfield: 0.7% 75 to 79, Lysterfield: 0.9% 70 to 74, Lysterfield: 1.7% 65 to 69, Lysterfield: 2.2% 60 to 64, Lysterfield: 3.6% 55 to 59, Lysterfield: 6.6% 50 to 54, Lysterfield: 8.3% 45 to 49, Lysterfield: 10.8% 40 to 44, Lysterfield: 9.6% 35 to 39, Lysterfield: 6.9% 30 to 34, Lysterfield: 4.5% 25 to 29, Lysterfield: 3.6% 20 to 24, Lysterfield: 7.0% 15 to 19, Lysterfield: 10.2% 10 to 14, Lysterfield: 9.9% 5 to 9, Lysterfield: 7.6% 0 to 4, Lysterfield: 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, Lysterfield: -5 80 to 84, Lysterfield: +27 75 to 79, Lysterfield: -5 70 to 74, Lysterfield: +55 65 to 69, Lysterfield: +42 60 to 64, Lysterfield: +73 55 to 59, Lysterfield: +195 50 to 54, Lysterfield: +137 45 to 49, Lysterfield: +169 40 to 44, Lysterfield: -62 35 to 39, Lysterfield: -155 30 to 34, Lysterfield: -53 25 to 29, Lysterfield: -7 20 to 24, Lysterfield: +155 15 to 19, Lysterfield: +143 10 to 14, Lysterfield: -22 5 to 9, Lysterfield: -97 0 to 4, Lysterfield: -85
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 Lysterfield in 2011 compared to the City of Knox 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, 22.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 5.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 12.7% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences between the age structure of Lysterfield and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (9.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (10.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (10.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.6% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Lysterfield's population increased by 507 people (8.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.63% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (+195 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+169 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+155 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-155 persons)