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Rowville (Central)

Five year age groups

There were 130 people over the age of 85 living in Rowville (Central) in 2011, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Rowville (Central) provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Rowville (Central)'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 Rowville (Central)'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
Rowville (Central) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
0 to 48775.86.09396.06.1-62
5 to 98935.96.01,1807.66.8-287
10 to 141,1267.46.51,4779.57.5-351
15 to 191,4389.47.31,5379.87.8-99
20 to 241,2488.26.91,0336.66.9+215
25 to 299035.96.28495.46.0+54
30 to 348615.66.39786.36.7-117
35 to 399956.56.91,2037.77.6-209
40 to 441,1657.67.51,4559.37.8-291
45 to 491,3478.87.61,4819.57.9-134
50 to 541,2978.57.51,1047.17.3+193
55 to 599916.56.77124.66.5+279
60 to 646554.35.95113.34.6+144
65 to 694633.04.13392.23.3+124
70 to 743782.53.02591.72.4+119
75 to 792581.72.22451.62.0+13
80 to 842161.41.71911.21.6+25
85 and over1300.91.71170.71.4+13

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, Rowville (Central): 0.9% 80 to 84, Rowville (Central): 1.4% 75 to 79, Rowville (Central): 1.7% 70 to 74, Rowville (Central): 2.5% 65 to 69, Rowville (Central): 3.0% 60 to 64, Rowville (Central): 4.3% 55 to 59, Rowville (Central): 6.5% 50 to 54, Rowville (Central): 8.5% 45 to 49, Rowville (Central): 8.8% 40 to 44, Rowville (Central): 7.6% 35 to 39, Rowville (Central): 6.5% 30 to 34, Rowville (Central): 5.6% 25 to 29, Rowville (Central): 5.9% 20 to 24, Rowville (Central): 8.2% 15 to 19, Rowville (Central): 9.4% 10 to 14, Rowville (Central): 7.4% 5 to 9, Rowville (Central): 5.9% 0 to 4, Rowville (Central): 5.8%
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, Rowville (Central): +13 80 to 84, Rowville (Central): +25 75 to 79, Rowville (Central): +13 70 to 74, Rowville (Central): +119 65 to 69, Rowville (Central): +124 60 to 64, Rowville (Central): +144 55 to 59, Rowville (Central): +279 50 to 54, Rowville (Central): +193 45 to 49, Rowville (Central): -134 40 to 44, Rowville (Central): -291 35 to 39, Rowville (Central): -209 30 to 34, Rowville (Central): -117 25 to 29, Rowville (Central): +54 20 to 24, Rowville (Central): +215 15 to 19, Rowville (Central): -99 10 to 14, Rowville (Central): -351 5 to 9, Rowville (Central): -287 0 to 4, Rowville (Central): -62
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 Rowville (Central) in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.5% 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 Rowville (Central) and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (9.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (8.2% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.3% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Rowville (Central)'s population decreased by 370 people (2.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.48% per year over the period.

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

  • 10 to 14 (-351 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-291 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-287 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+279 persons)