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Five year age groups

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There were 367 people over the age of 85 living in Rowville in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Rowville 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'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'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Rowville - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,8375.55.82,1596.36.0-322
5 to 92,1206.35.92,4087.16.0-289
10 to 142,2566.75.82,7718.16.5-514
15 to 192,6167.86.42,9838.87.3-368
20 to 242,4537.36.62,4577.26.9-4
25 to 291,9545.86.41,6804.96.2+274
30 to 341,9625.96.81,8805.56.3+82
35 to 392,0666.26.72,5197.46.9-453
40 to 442,4377.36.82,8898.57.5-452
45 to 492,6637.97.23,0619.07.6-398
50 to 542,8398.57.22,7278.07.5+112
55 to 592,5367.66.82,0075.96.7+529
60 to 641,8885.66.11,4374.25.9+451
65 to 691,3354.05.21,0383.14.1+297
70 to 749602.93.67842.33.0+176
75 to 797732.32.75421.62.2+231
80 to 844671.41.94331.31.7+34
85 and over3671.12.02230.71.7+144

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Knox: 2.0% 80 to 84, City of Knox: 1.9% 75 to 79, City of Knox: 2.7% 70 to 74, City of Knox: 3.6% 65 to 69, City of Knox: 5.2% 60 to 64, City of Knox: 6.1% 55 to 59, City of Knox: 6.8% 50 to 54, City of Knox: 7.2% 45 to 49, City of Knox: 7.2% 40 to 44, City of Knox: 6.8% 35 to 39, City of Knox: 6.7% 30 to 34, City of Knox: 6.8% 25 to 29, City of Knox: 6.4% 20 to 24, City of Knox: 6.6% 15 to 19, City of Knox: 6.4% 10 to 14, City of Knox: 5.8% 5 to 9, City of Knox: 5.9% 0 to 4, City of Knox: 5.8% 85 and over, Rowville: 1.1% 80 to 84, Rowville: 1.4% 75 to 79, Rowville: 2.3% 70 to 74, Rowville: 2.9% 65 to 69, Rowville: 4.0% 60 to 64, Rowville: 5.6% 55 to 59, Rowville: 7.6% 50 to 54, Rowville: 8.5% 45 to 49, Rowville: 7.9% 40 to 44, Rowville: 7.3% 35 to 39, Rowville: 6.2% 30 to 34, Rowville: 5.9% 25 to 29, Rowville: 5.8% 20 to 24, Rowville: 7.3% 15 to 19, Rowville: 7.8% 10 to 14, Rowville: 6.7% 5 to 9, Rowville: 6.3% 0 to 4, Rowville: 5.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Rowville: +144 80 to 84, Rowville: +34 75 to 79, Rowville: +231 70 to 74, Rowville: +176 65 to 69, Rowville: +297 60 to 64, Rowville: +451 55 to 59, Rowville: +529 50 to 54, Rowville: +112 45 to 49, Rowville: -398 40 to 44, Rowville: -452 35 to 39, Rowville: -453 30 to 34, Rowville: +82 25 to 29, Rowville: +274 20 to 24, Rowville: -4 15 to 19, Rowville: -368 10 to 14, Rowville: -514 5 to 9, Rowville: -289 0 to 4, Rowville: -322
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 in 2016 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, 18.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.6% and 15.5% respectively for the City of Knox.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.8% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.1% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Rowville's population decreased by 472 people (1.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.28% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 55 to 59 (+529 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-514 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-453 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-452 persons)

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