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Five year age groups

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There were 2,283 people over the age of 85 living in Liverpool City in 2016, with largest age group being 5 to 9 year olds.

The Age Structure of Liverpool City provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Liverpool City'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 Liverpool City'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
Liverpool City - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
0 to 415,6117.66.414,0857.86.8+1,526
5 to 915,6587.76.414,1187.86.3+1,540
10 to 1415,0287.45.814,0497.86.1+979
15 to 1914,8867.36.013,7287.66.3+1,158
20 to 2414,5547.17.112,4816.97.0+2,073
25 to 2914,2417.07.913,2077.37.8+1,034
30 to 3415,5197.68.113,1837.37.7+2,336
35 to 3914,9807.37.413,7187.67.6+1,262
40 to 4414,7127.27.113,3047.47.3+1,408
45 to 4913,7836.76.713,1417.37.0+642
50 to 5413,3526.56.311,6126.46.5+1,740
55 to 5911,5845.75.89,3005.25.7+2,284
60 to 649,0994.55.07,7264.35.1+1,373
65 to 697,3613.64.45,5173.13.8+1,844
70 to 745,2512.63.34,2202.32.9+1,031
75 to 793,8811.92.43,0501.72.3+831
80 to 842,5501.21.82,1491.21.9+401
85 and over2,2831.12.01,5540.91.8+729

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, Greater Sydney: 2.0% 80 to 84, Greater Sydney: 1.8% 75 to 79, Greater Sydney: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Sydney: 3.3% 65 to 69, Greater Sydney: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Sydney: 5.0% 55 to 59, Greater Sydney: 5.8% 50 to 54, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 45 to 49, Greater Sydney: 6.7% 40 to 44, Greater Sydney: 7.1% 35 to 39, Greater Sydney: 7.4% 30 to 34, Greater Sydney: 8.1% 25 to 29, Greater Sydney: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Sydney: 7.1% 15 to 19, Greater Sydney: 6.0% 10 to 14, Greater Sydney: 5.8% 5 to 9, Greater Sydney: 6.4% 0 to 4, Greater Sydney: 6.4% 85 and over, Liverpool City: 1.1% 80 to 84, Liverpool City: 1.2% 75 to 79, Liverpool City: 1.9% 70 to 74, Liverpool City: 2.6% 65 to 69, Liverpool City: 3.6% 60 to 64, Liverpool City: 4.5% 55 to 59, Liverpool City: 5.7% 50 to 54, Liverpool City: 6.5% 45 to 49, Liverpool City: 6.7% 40 to 44, Liverpool City: 7.2% 35 to 39, Liverpool City: 7.3% 30 to 34, Liverpool City: 7.6% 25 to 29, Liverpool City: 7.0% 20 to 24, Liverpool City: 7.1% 15 to 19, Liverpool City: 7.3% 10 to 14, Liverpool City: 7.4% 5 to 9, Liverpool City: 7.7% 0 to 4, Liverpool City: 7.6%
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, Liverpool City: +729 80 to 84, Liverpool City: +401 75 to 79, Liverpool City: +831 70 to 74, Liverpool City: +1,031 65 to 69, Liverpool City: +1,844 60 to 64, Liverpool City: +1,373 55 to 59, Liverpool City: +2,284 50 to 54, Liverpool City: +1,740 45 to 49, Liverpool City: +642 40 to 44, Liverpool City: +1,408 35 to 39, Liverpool City: +1,262 30 to 34, Liverpool City: +2,336 25 to 29, Liverpool City: +1,034 20 to 24, Liverpool City: +2,073 15 to 19, Liverpool City: +1,158 10 to 14, Liverpool City: +979 5 to 9, Liverpool City: +1,540 0 to 4, Liverpool City: +1,526
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 Liverpool City in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney 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, 22.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 10.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 13.9% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between the age structure of Liverpool City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.6% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Liverpool City's population increased by 24,191 people (13.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.55% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+2,336 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+2,284 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+2,073 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+1,844 persons)

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