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Rowville (South)

Five year age groups

There were 28 people over the age of 85 living in Rowville (South) in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Rowville (South) 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 (South)'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 (South)'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 (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
0 to 46836.36.08918.56.1-208
5 to 98477.86.09839.46.8-136
10 to 149178.56.58778.47.5+40
15 to 198698.07.38197.87.8+50
20 to 247637.06.95945.76.9+169
25 to 294684.36.25084.96.0-40
30 to 345775.36.38448.16.7-267
35 to 398648.06.99999.57.6-135
40 to 449338.67.51,0009.67.8-67
45 to 499839.17.68588.27.9+125
50 to 548978.37.56976.77.3+200
55 to 596546.06.74984.86.5+156
60 to 644624.35.93953.84.6+67
65 to 694073.84.12482.43.3+159
70 to 742572.43.01181.12.4+139
75 to 791461.32.2820.82.0+64
80 to 84790.71.7420.41.6+37
85 and over280.31.7150.11.4+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 (South): 0.3% 80 to 84, Rowville (South): 0.7% 75 to 79, Rowville (South): 1.3% 70 to 74, Rowville (South): 2.4% 65 to 69, Rowville (South): 3.8% 60 to 64, Rowville (South): 4.3% 55 to 59, Rowville (South): 6.0% 50 to 54, Rowville (South): 8.3% 45 to 49, Rowville (South): 9.1% 40 to 44, Rowville (South): 8.6% 35 to 39, Rowville (South): 8.0% 30 to 34, Rowville (South): 5.3% 25 to 29, Rowville (South): 4.3% 20 to 24, Rowville (South): 7.0% 15 to 19, Rowville (South): 8.0% 10 to 14, Rowville (South): 8.5% 5 to 9, Rowville (South): 7.8% 0 to 4, Rowville (South): 6.3%
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 (South): +13 80 to 84, Rowville (South): +37 75 to 79, Rowville (South): +64 70 to 74, Rowville (South): +139 65 to 69, Rowville (South): +159 60 to 64, Rowville (South): +67 55 to 59, Rowville (South): +156 50 to 54, Rowville (South): +200 45 to 49, Rowville (South): +125 40 to 44, Rowville (South): -67 35 to 39, Rowville (South): -135 30 to 34, Rowville (South): -267 25 to 29, Rowville (South): -40 20 to 24, Rowville (South): +169 15 to 19, Rowville (South): +50 10 to 14, Rowville (South): +40 5 to 9, Rowville (South): -136 0 to 4, Rowville (South): -208
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 (South) 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, 22.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 8.5% 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 (South) and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.3% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Rowville (South)'s population increased by 366 people (3.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.69% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (-267 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-208 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+200 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+169 persons)