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Doncaster East

Five year age groups

There were 530 people over the age of 85 living in Doncaster East in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Doncaster East 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 East'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 East'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 East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,3565.14.91,3145.05.1+41
5 to 91,3645.15.51,5445.95.7-179
10 to 141,7406.56.01,6386.26.3+102
15 to 191,7606.66.61,9607.47.2-201
20 to 241,7526.56.61,7906.86.5-37
25 to 291,5345.75.31,4765.65.0+58
30 to 341,5565.85.11,4825.65.5+74
35 to 391,7256.46.01,8056.96.9-80
40 to 441,9367.27.32,0327.77.4-96
45 to 491,9727.47.51,9997.67.5-27
50 to 541,8747.07.11,8156.96.8+59
55 to 591,7066.46.41,8226.97.0-116
60 to 641,6206.06.31,6116.16.4+9
65 to 691,4815.55.71,3525.15.6+129
70 to 741,2644.75.09843.74.1+281
75 to 798633.23.77893.03.1+74
80 to 847522.82.65121.92.0+240
85 and over5302.02.34211.61.8+109

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 East: 2.0% 80 to 84, Doncaster East: 2.8% 75 to 79, Doncaster East: 3.2% 70 to 74, Doncaster East: 4.7% 65 to 69, Doncaster East: 5.5% 60 to 64, Doncaster East: 6.0% 55 to 59, Doncaster East: 6.4% 50 to 54, Doncaster East: 7.0% 45 to 49, Doncaster East: 7.4% 40 to 44, Doncaster East: 7.2% 35 to 39, Doncaster East: 6.4% 30 to 34, Doncaster East: 5.8% 25 to 29, Doncaster East: 5.7% 20 to 24, Doncaster East: 6.5% 15 to 19, Doncaster East: 6.6% 10 to 14, Doncaster East: 6.5% 5 to 9, Doncaster East: 5.1% 0 to 4, Doncaster East: 5.1%
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 East: +109 80 to 84, Doncaster East: +240 75 to 79, Doncaster East: +74 70 to 74, Doncaster East: +281 65 to 69, Doncaster East: +129 60 to 64, Doncaster East: +9 55 to 59, Doncaster East: -116 50 to 54, Doncaster East: +59 45 to 49, Doncaster East: -27 40 to 44, Doncaster East: -96 35 to 39, Doncaster East: -80 30 to 34, Doncaster East: +74 25 to 29, Doncaster East: +58 20 to 24, Doncaster East: -37 15 to 19, Doncaster East: -201 10 to 14, Doncaster East: +102 5 to 9, Doncaster East: -179 0 to 4, Doncaster East: +41
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 East in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.4% and 19.3% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major difference between the age structure of Doncaster East and City of Manningham is:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.8% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Doncaster East's population increased by 441 people (1.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.33% per year over the period.

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

  • 70 to 74 (+281 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+240 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-201 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-179 persons)