City of ManninghamCommunity profile
Skip to content

There were 218 people over the age of 85 living in Bulleen in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Bulleen provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Bulleen'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 Bulleen'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
Bulleen - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
0 to 45845.54.95385.25.1+46
5 to 95325.05.55395.25.7-7
10 to 145525.26.05084.96.3+44
15 to 195685.36.65855.77.2-16
20 to 246185.86.65745.56.5+44
25 to 296005.65.35885.75.0+12
30 to 346125.75.17337.15.5-120
35 to 396876.46.07777.56.9-90
40 to 447967.47.37166.97.4+80
45 to 497657.27.56806.67.5+85
50 to 547186.77.15335.16.8+185
55 to 595645.36.46025.87.0-37
60 to 646175.86.36356.16.4-18
65 to 695945.65.77567.35.6-162
70 to 746986.55.06576.44.1+40
75 to 795935.63.75054.93.1+88
80 to 843683.42.62622.52.0+106
85 and over2182.02.31581.51.8+60

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 Manningham: 2.3% 80 to 84, City of Manningham: 2.6% 75 to 79, City of Manningham: 3.7% 70 to 74, City of Manningham: 5.0% 65 to 69, City of Manningham: 5.7% 60 to 64, City of Manningham: 6.3% 55 to 59, City of Manningham: 6.4% 50 to 54, City of Manningham: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Manningham: 7.5% 40 to 44, City of Manningham: 7.3% 35 to 39, City of Manningham: 6.0% 30 to 34, City of Manningham: 5.1% 25 to 29, City of Manningham: 5.3% 20 to 24, City of Manningham: 6.6% 15 to 19, City of Manningham: 6.6% 10 to 14, City of Manningham: 6.0% 5 to 9, City of Manningham: 5.5% 0 to 4, City of Manningham: 4.9% 85 and over, Bulleen: 2.0% 80 to 84, Bulleen: 3.4% 75 to 79, Bulleen: 5.6% 70 to 74, Bulleen: 6.5% 65 to 69, Bulleen: 5.6% 60 to 64, Bulleen: 5.8% 55 to 59, Bulleen: 5.3% 50 to 54, Bulleen: 6.7% 45 to 49, Bulleen: 7.2% 40 to 44, Bulleen: 7.4% 35 to 39, Bulleen: 6.4% 30 to 34, Bulleen: 5.7% 25 to 29, Bulleen: 5.6% 20 to 24, Bulleen: 5.8% 15 to 19, Bulleen: 5.3% 10 to 14, Bulleen: 5.2% 5 to 9, Bulleen: 5.0% 0 to 4, Bulleen: 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, Bulleen: +60 80 to 84, Bulleen: +106 75 to 79, Bulleen: +88 70 to 74, Bulleen: +40 65 to 69, Bulleen: -162 60 to 64, Bulleen: -18 55 to 59, Bulleen: -37 50 to 54, Bulleen: +185 45 to 49, Bulleen: +85 40 to 44, Bulleen: +80 35 to 39, Bulleen: -90 30 to 34, Bulleen: -120 25 to 29, Bulleen: +12 20 to 24, Bulleen: +44 15 to 19, Bulleen: -16 10 to 14, Bulleen: +44 5 to 9, Bulleen: -7 0 to 4, Bulleen: +46
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 Bulleen in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 15.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 23.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.4% and 19.3% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the age structure of Bulleen and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (5.6% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.3% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bulleen's population increased by 339 people (3.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.65% per year over the period.

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

  • 50 to 54 (+185 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (-162 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-120 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+106 persons)