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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Five year age groups

There were 555 people over the age of 85 living in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
0 to 47854.24.99065.05.1-121
5 to 98824.75.58644.75.7+19
10 to 149014.86.08604.76.3+41
15 to 191,0525.66.61,1086.17.2-56
20 to 241,2796.86.61,2136.66.5+66
25 to 291,2176.55.31,0415.75.0+176
30 to 341,0565.65.11,0705.95.5-14
35 to 391,0425.66.01,2656.96.9-223
40 to 441,3207.07.31,2636.97.4+58
45 to 491,3006.97.51,1806.57.5+120
50 to 541,1416.17.11,1496.36.8-8
55 to 591,1406.16.41,2576.97.0-116
60 to 641,1406.16.31,2146.76.4-74
65 to 691,1626.25.71,1976.65.6-35
70 to 741,1366.15.01,0305.64.1+106
75 to 791,0145.43.77484.13.1+266
80 to 846323.42.65433.02.0+89
85 and over5553.02.33361.81.8+219

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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.0% 80 to 84, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.4% 75 to 79, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.4% 70 to 74, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.1% 65 to 69, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.2% 60 to 64, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.1% 55 to 59, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.1% 50 to 54, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.1% 45 to 49, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.9% 40 to 44, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.0% 35 to 39, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.6% 30 to 34, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.6% 25 to 29, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.5% 20 to 24, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.8% 15 to 19, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.6% 10 to 14, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.8% 5 to 9, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.7% 0 to 4, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.2%
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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +219 80 to 84, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +89 75 to 79, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +266 70 to 74, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +106 65 to 69, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -35 60 to 64, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -74 55 to 59, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -116 50 to 54, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -8 45 to 49, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +120 40 to 44, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +58 35 to 39, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -223 30 to 34, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -14 25 to 29, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +176 20 to 24, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +66 15 to 19, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -56 10 to 14, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +41 5 to 9, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +19 0 to 4, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -121
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) 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, 13.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 24.0% 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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (5.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.1% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population increased by 512 people (2.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.56% per year over the period.

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

  • 75 to 79 (+266 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-223 persons)
  • 85 and over (+219 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+176 persons)