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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Five year age groups

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There were 659 people over the age of 85 living in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
0 to 49644.64.87854.24.9+179
5 to 99834.75.68824.75.5+101
10 to 148824.25.79014.86.0-19
15 to 191,2556.06.51,0525.66.6+203
20 to 241,4807.06.21,2796.86.6+201
25 to 291,7368.35.71,2166.55.3+520
30 to 341,4336.85.41,0565.65.1+377
35 to 391,2315.95.71,0425.66.0+190
40 to 441,2546.06.41,3207.07.3-66
45 to 491,3596.57.31,3006.97.5+60
50 to 541,3376.47.11,1406.17.1+196
55 to 591,2505.96.71,1406.16.4+111
60 to 641,1455.45.81,1406.16.3+5
65 to 691,0935.25.61,1616.25.7-68
70 to 741,0755.15.01,1366.15.0-61
75 to 791,0324.94.41,0145.43.7+18
80 to 848544.13.16323.42.6+222
85 and over6593.13.25553.02.3+105
Total population21,030100.0100.018,756100.0100.0+2,275
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 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, 13.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.1% and 21.2% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the age structure of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.3% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (4.1% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.2% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population increased by 2,274 people (12.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.32% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+520 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+377 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+222 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+203 persons)