Five year age groups
There were 572 people over the age of 85 living in Templestowe Lower in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Templestowe Lower provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Templestowe Lower'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Templestowe Lower in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 16.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 25.1% 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 Templestowe Lower and City of Manningham were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (5.6% compared to 4.4%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (4.2% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.5% compared to 6.7%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.4% compared to 6.5%)
From 2011 to 2016, Templestowe Lower's population increased by 352 people (2.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.53% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 75 to 79 (+191 persons)
- 65 to 69 (-166 persons)
- 85 and over (+153 persons)
- 60 to 64 (-143 persons)